Blog, Change, Christian Living, Spiritual Growth

A Time for Dying

It’s officially fall! And for once, in Texas, it actually feels like it! It’s been a bit rainy and cool. (Let’s ignore the fact that the forecast says we will be back up into the 90s this weekend!) Fall seems to creep up on me every year. It seems that we just labor and labor… Continue reading A Time for Dying

Blog, Change, Christian Living, Encouragement

Becoming My Best Me

I had another post started, you know. It was all about how the season of life that I’m in (stay -at-home-mom, foster mom, pastor’s wife, homemaker) was a tough one for me personally, and how I’m basically feeling like a failure most days. I was going to end it on the up-swing, though, and talk… Continue reading Becoming My Best Me

Blog, Change, Christian Living, Daily Discipline, Thought Life

Dismissing Discouragement

“Show her in.” Dizzy was led into the room where Mrs. Self was sitting. Raising her head from some paperwork at her desk, Mrs. Self said, “Yes?” “Well…,” Dizzy began. “Yes, what is it?” came the reply with just a touch of impatience. Dizzy finally answered, “You see, I’ve remembered something that I may have… Continue reading Dismissing Discouragement

Blog, Change, Christian Living, Daily Discipline

The Fight (Part 1)

For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do. (Galatians 5:17, ESV)  Nothing meaningful in life comes easy. Are you surprised? I am. I mean, my… Continue reading The Fight (Part 1)