Recently I was challenged on my idea of forgiving and forgetting. Many people believe that it is impossible to forget an offence, even though you forgive someone, but I believe we are called to not only forgive, but to forget. There is scientific evidence that says forgetting is possible. Although referring to science seems to go against… More Forgive and Forget
Love bears up under anything and everything that comes, is ever ready to believe the best of every person, its hopes are fadeless under all circumstances, and it endures everything [without weakening]. 1 Corinthians 13:7 I WILL: cover you in protection while we figure this out believe that God can be trusted with this… More When all esle fails …
image credit Moist or dry? Moisture is like love: it gives life. Love frees and encourages others to develop. Does my husband’s soul feel watered when he’s around me? After he’s been with me, does he feel strengthened to grow and safe to develop? Does God’s love flow freely through me doing the work… More Moisture or drought?
Photo credit When a tree experiences a crisis of drought or infestation of some kind, it doesn’t stop growing. Hidden by the bark, these occurrences go undetected, and for the most part, the tree looks … normal. Not until you get a look inside at the tree rings can you see any damage, although… More Hurtful people are FULL of hurt
Photo Credit But if you do marry, you do not sin [in doing so], and if a virgin marries, she does not sin [in doing so]. Yet those who marry will have physical and earthly troubles, and I would like to spare you that. -1 Cor 7:28 …Yet those who marry will have physical and… More Stay and dance
Remember swimming as a kid? You stretched out your leg to touch bottom … and it wasn’t there! Maybe your eyes got wide with fear and you felt that instant panic start to whirl in your gut! It was terrifying, if only for a brief moment, until you regained your footing. He said, Come! So Peter… More Into the deep
“ …[and] that you do so even more and more abundantly …” – Paul Paul uses that phrase twice in this part of 1 Thess 4. Once in the first verse: more and more, and then again in verse ten: more and more. In both cases he’s referring to abundant love. I’m guessing it’s… More Enough to spare