Spiritual Disciplines

Choosing Jesus: Choosing Transformation

One of the rules I want my life to be governed by, is a life of participating in Sabbath. Its benefits far exceed its risks of maintaining an overly busy lifestyle. This is a choice I make. Some weekends, that choice is more difficult to maintain. But, it is still a choice. In Order to […]

A Month in My Shoes ('15 Challenge)

MMS – Trust

For the month of October, I am joining many bloggers in a challenge to write every single day for 31 days. I learned about this challenge through another challenge I participate in most weeks. The “Five Minute Friday” challenge is going to expand to last the whole month! Each entry, will be five minutes unedited […]

Single Living

Single Living: Rachel’s Wandering Thoughts

Click here to see the post from two weeks ago. Rachel came… Jacob saw Rachel…She ran and told her father about Jacob. As soon as Laban heard, he hurried to meet him…Rachel, Laban’s younger daughter, is whom Jacob would work seven years for (see Genesis 29:9-13,18). Jacob’s Commitment Jacob made a heavy commitment. To work, for Laban, […]

Destructive Road Godly Living

The Destructive – Popular Road (Part One)

We should expect an increase of violence in the land we live in. In the United States of America. If we think it is bad now, we can expect it to get much worse. But, how can I say, such a thing? Why would I say such a thing? When we deny God the authority […]

Reading Plan: Farewell Discourse

The Gift of Self-Control

I am coming to realize my need for self-control. It keeps me from flying off the handle at anyone and everyone. I am noticing it is a daily thing that spares me from unnecessary situations and consequences that I desperately want to avoid. Self-control.  Just like God’s grace, it is something God uses to hold […]