Are you the sort of person who wants to snap your fingers and be done with it?
Snap! Dinner is cooked. Snap! The dishes are clean. Snap! I’m a fully mature, independent adult who no longer makes mistakes or experiences any failure.
Sometimes, things are hard and worth doing. But sometimes, things are just hard. How are we supposed to know the difference?
The enemy will do anything to destroy your joy. His most effective strategy is as simple as smudging your glasses by putting a painful memory in the corner of your eye.
Life is hard sometimes…really hard. How are we supposed to be joyful when everything around us seems to be falling apart?
Are you a perfectionist? Believe it or not, I’m a bit of a perfectionist myself. My definition of ‘good enough’ usually means doing something with little to zero mistakes. If I do something, and it’s not as good as it could be, it is now wholly terrible. Irredeemable....
Do you often find yourself sitting with the feeling of a thousand flies swarming around your heart? Does the usual, dull drum of Christians telling you to ‘Pray more, Worry Less’ make you feel guilt instead of comfort?
Don’t do it! These are the best years of your life! Just wait until you have to worry about responsibility, work, and deadlines—oh my! But if growing up is so bad, why did God design us to grow?
Everyone tells me that I’m ‘young and stupid’ right now… But that got me thinking. Is that something I’ll grow out of? Or will one day, I wake up, and just be ‘stupid’?
Do you ever downplay a talent or skill you have, for the sake of ‘humility’? Do you sing quieter? Sketch messier? Why?