I have the same problem as a lot of Christians. God decides to bless me with something in life and I (figuratively and sometimes literally) raise my hands and shout “Hallelujah!”, “God is good!”
But then….maybe God decides to either remove that blessing or not continue blessing me….and my hands slowly fall back to my sides. God doesn’t seem so good anymore.
We’re getting it all wrong. Why do we base God’s goodness on whether He blesses us or not?
Why do we view God as good or bad based on what He does, instead of knowing He’s good because of who He is?
I know I haven’t posted on here in ages. I did do some posting over here on another blog I started.
Christmas is just over. Most of us have unwrapped all the presents we are getting, had meals with family, caroled and gone to church and finished all the events relating to Christmas.
But there is a part of Christmas that won’t go away, not the whole year long; it won’t ever get old, even though it’s been thousands of years. Continue reading
I struggle with fear sometimes. Sometimes I catch myself worrying about, “what if…..?”, and often the thing I think of is not very probable.
But I used to think that something was wrong when I was fearful. Which, it is. But I used to think that a Christian would never be afraid.
After all, we have God on our side, all-powerful, all-knowing. Continue reading
I can see the rain pouring down outside of our windows. Here on the East Coast, it feels like a tropical storm.
I always tend to get slightly depressed by rainy days. I don’t know why, because I love the way everything outside turns so bright, vivid green after a shower.
But it’s the same way with rain in our lives. Don’t you ever have a rainy day? Where something is ruined, something is spoiled, and it just makes you miserable?
Here’s an uplifting song from Chris Tomlin. Enjoy, and lift your hands in praise.
Hope you have a great weekend and make sure to appreciate your father, or the time you knew Him.
Some of you don’t have a father here on earth, but we have a Heavenly Father who loves us =D
I love getting inspiration. It’s my favorite thing to do, online or off.
Because inspiration isn’t something that you get. It isn’t just something that temporarily makes you smile.
Inspiration makes a fire, sets a spark of a new thought, in your being.
Different things are inspiration to different people. Continue reading
Sometimes we are held back from being the person God wants us to be by some feeling inside.
It’s not a good thing, but we all have days like that.
Maybe it’s a whole season in your life where you feel inadequate to handle what you’ve been given in life. Continue reading