“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these … More Love Your Neighbor as Yourself
Maththew 7:13 says “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it”. Reality checks come in all shapes and sizes. Maybe it’s all the bible studies or the countless times my mom pumped bible verses in my head, but every … More The Narrow Path
New Years always start the same, a count down, a couple cozy in the corner, falling confetti that sticks to the tips of your hair, and a glass of champagne to toast new beginnings. Most people look forward to the hopes of a new year and the opportunities that it will bring. I always have … More Resolutions and the Fear of Disappointment
Goodbye. Just for a little why. This can be both frightening and anxiety provoking. When you’re confronted with losing something you’ve known virtually your entire life, having it taken away seems impossible to stomach. But maybe that’s just it. It can be hard when people come and go in your life, especially the ones that … More Just For a Little While
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness”- 1 John 1:9 Easy enough right? Well, what if you confess, pray for forgiveness, seek repentance, and yet you still feel the same… well, as much as I hate to say it, that would … More Do We Have to Forget to Forgive?
It’s a four letter word that is the theme of every song, ballad, and movie; Love. But what does love actually look like? The dictionary alone has about 20 different definitions ranging from warm fuzzy feelings for someone to intimacy. The bible defines love in 1 Corinthians 13:4-7, “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not … More That Four Letter Word
Ever thought God had taught you a lesson, and that was it; book closed, notes filed away, class dismissed…only to get a letter in the mail a year or so later saying you needed to re-learn that lesson you’d theoretically already crossed off the checklist. Yep, God does this. And as much as I dread opening … More When God Sends Mail From the Past
Technically compasses have eight directions, north, northeast, southeast, south, southwest, west, and northwest. But are directions really that simple? As Christians we are given the bible and some basic directions, the ten commandments. But other than this, we are left to be guided by the holy spirit, Jesus’ teachings, and other Christians around us. This … More Spiritual Compass