1st Timothy 1:1-2

I’d like to try journaling as I study a passage. I think it will help me understand and remember scripture. Verse 1: this seems like a standard greeting other than the “by command.” I’m reading the ESV so mine might be different but when you think about it this makes all the difference. He is…

Many Many Changes

Aw man. There’s so much. So many. So many changes. A new house that we will probably soon be moving out of (long story). A new baby on the way in June. A new job that’s so different…SO DIFFERENT! I feel like I’ve never been stretched so much either. Money is tighter than it has…

Facing Disappointment

Let’s face it, we all run into disappointment.┬áNow the part that everyone expects to come next is one of two things. Pep talk or rage against the machine. I could do either. I could pep talk myself up saying over and over again, “You’re such a good teacher. You’re a great person. You deserve the…

A Blind World

I heard on the radio the other day about an issue going on in Houston, Texas at the moment. The short version of this story is that two daycare workers at a private daycare center were fired because they refused to refer to a little girl as a boy at the request of her gay…

What Christians Strive to Be

I was reading Oswald Chambers this morning and the entry for this day painted a picture. This picture looks strikingly different to what all other religions and people strive to be in life. I have never heard of another religion or system trying to make people into not themselves with no promise of power, gain,…