Self reflection can be tiring, but I would assume fairly essential to recognizing what in life may need changed. So this is the question I’ve been chewing on lately. Do I turn to the right “things” when life is hard? When I’m overwhelmed? When I’m ______ (you can fill in the blank).
More importantly, I have been examining what my initial reactions are…what’s my default position when the going get’s tough? Who or what do I turn to when I need comfort? Continue reading “What Does Your Pain Drive You To?”
My Pastor made this statement in a recent Sunday sermon, “Gods agenda is not for you to be happy and comfortable. It’s for you to be Godly.” That statement did not tickle my ears, but I recognized it as truth, truth that I need to embrace.
This is the thing, I like comfort A LOT. I like stretchy pants, a warm cup of coffee in my hand, perhaps someone to entertain me, kicked back in my easy chair. I mean who doesn’t, right? Yet, if comfort is not God’s priority then I’m thinkin’, it probably shouldn’t be mine. Continue reading “Painful But True,Your Comfort Is Not God’s Priority”
I am not sure when or where the false hood started for me? Somewhere along the line, I bought into the idea that life is about being happy. You grow up and achieve, what you want to achieve, whatever that may be for you…Get married, buy a house, have a family, work hard, play hard, love your family, surround yourself with great friends, be good to others and Walaa, happy life! …Then reality hits! Continue reading “Life Is Hard”
Well, if there’s one thing you can count on…Things are gonna change! Although there may be a few folks in this world that relish the thought of change, from my vantage point, most don’t.
It’s hard enough to change when it’s something we choose, when we’re the ones directing the momentum behind the change, but change when we had no say in the matter, when it’s not the choice we would’ve made and we feel like we’re forced to go along for the ride anyway…Watch Out! That’s when we really get worked up. Continue reading “Change is Gonna Come”