“In order to honor the Lord, you must respect and defer to the authority of every human institution, whether it be the highest ruler or the governors he puts in place to punish lawbreakers and to praise those who do what’s right. For it is God’s will for you to silence the ignorance of foolish … Continue reading Submit to Every Human Institution
How often in life do you sit and plot how you can get back at someone for something they have done to you? Or maybe, you’re plotting against someone because of something they have done to someone else. I know as a kid, I used to plot on how I could get back at my … Continue reading Vengeance Is Mine!
However, as I typed that I thought to myself, "By saying that, am I really patient?" This past week I was in Florida for a few reasons. I was able to help one of my dearest friends by taking her youngest son to be with his grandparents, I had class for 3 days, and then … Continue reading Being patient sucks!
I was listening to a sermon by Pastor Eric Johnson from Bethel in Redding, CA and he said something about God has a plan A for you. I then heard Papa say, "Your plan B is my plan A." I stopped a moment (I was in the middle of pressure washing a deck) and I … Continue reading Plan B
There are so many things that we have to earn: Good grades, Paychecks, Trust, Respect... the list could go on. However, I have a question... how do you feel when it seems like you're always having to earn someone's love and approval? Let me tell you about the one thing we will never have to … Continue reading You Can’t Earn It
As I was heading to Banff, Canada last week I was looking out the window to the clouds and scenery. At first there weren't many clouds, but we then got to a place that all you could see in any direction were these beautiful white clouds. In the moment I thought to myself, "Wow, that's … Continue reading 30,000 feet above the earth
Today when I woke up I didn't think anything was different, I just figured it would be another day. However, before lunch I had found out that a friend's kid had accidentally been ran over by a full trailer, another friend's dad had had a heart attack and was in the hospital, and another friend's … Continue reading the battle is His.
Recently I have been thinking about how so many people bash or hate on mega churches. The ones that specifically come to mind are: Bethel in Redding, CA, Elevation in Charlotte, NC, and Hillsong -- both NYC and Australia. There are other churches that I could add to this list, but that's not my point. … Continue reading Where’s your heart?
Yesterday I opened my Instagram and the first post I saw said something about, don't you wish there was a way to give back being an adult? And as I read that I though, "No! Why would I want to be a child again?" It then got me thinking about all of the posts I … Continue reading Adulting