MEDITATION MONDAY: Hidden Treasure

When I was six years old, my parents told us we were moving. And I remember feeling this mix of fear and excitement and nerves all at the same time, my six-year-old self having no clue what to expect. Because the family moving into our old place wanted to move in before our new house…

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MEDITATION MONDAY: The Power of Words

Proverbs 11:12 “It is foolish to belittle a neighbor; a person with good sense remains silent.” Have you ever been caught in a conversation and recognize, Wow, I don't like the way I'm speaking right now. This is not kind, nor helping anybody.  The devil is pleased by conversations like this-- that is, any sort of conversation…

MEDITATION MONDAY: I Believe, But…

God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church, which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way. EPHESIANS 1:42 I will never understand how anyone's taste buds can be pleased when they encounter an olive. I have certainly never detested…

MEDITATION MONDAY: Idolize ME

Today at work, I was having a conversation with one of my closest co-workers about how dangerously powerful others' words can be. We talked about how many people take others words as the truth, often despite no evidence, soul-searching, etc.  It made me think about the time period Im studying in my British Literature class.…

MEDITATION MONDAY: Worldly Sorrow vs. Godly Sorrow

Forgiveness and Repentance. When I was a little girl, my sisters and I certainly got into some little spats. I remember once my older sister and I playing a board game, and I was certain she'd cheated. I went to tug at her hair, and she thrust back and her head banged right into my…