Trusting in God’s Goodness

Recently, God has been teaching me a very important lesson. Actually, He’s been teaching it to me over and over again. Based on the title of this post, you probably can guess what it is. Yep. God’s goodness. But specifically, trusting in His goodness. You see, recently God has been showing His love for me…

Emotions

Anger. Sadness. Despair. Excitement. Infatuation. Jealousy. Frustration. Fear. Emotions often get us into trouble, don’t they? In a moment we jump from one to another, and in a moment we spew them at everything and everyone around us. Most of the time it isn’t very pretty and we say or do rash things. For a…

Fear of God VS Fear of Man

I walked into the room used for youth theatre practices. As usual, it was full of kids wandering about, waiting for class to begin. I immediately noticed something out of the ordinary, however… One girl, a little older than I, was on the ground, leaning against a wall, crying. What? No one else was paying…

Smile All Day, Cry All Night

I knew a man who used to work in the slums in a big city. Every day he’d be pulling people out of garbage cans, feeding them, clothing them, and doctoring them up- only to pull them out again the next day. And the next day. And the next day. He did this for two…

Lord and Savior

Lord and Savior. It took me a long time to grasp the significance of that term, though my mom had used it as long as I could remember. To me, those two words just always went together, but as I’ve gotten older, I’ve realized that people often get stuck on one, and struggle to reconcile…