Reflection, Spiritual

Inside and Out

Seems like lately we've become more conscious about what we eat, or do, in order to maintain or obtain the ideal physique we desire. This is good, but how much time do we invest in building our heart? This reminds me of Paul's advice to Timothy “Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much… Continue reading Inside and Out

Reflection, Spiritual

God the Parent

In the story of Cain and Abel, God punished Cain for murdering his brother but still took care of him so he wouldn't suffer the same fate.  A good parent corrects (not abuses) their child. We LOVE God when HE blesses us, but get upset with Him when He allows us to suffer the consequences… Continue reading God the Parent

Reflection, Spiritual

Working Enthusiastically

Often times I've found myself wondering if the things I do, these reflections included, make a difference. It's like throwing a treasure map in a bottle into the ocean and never really knowing if it will be found, but today's verse inspires us to press on. We may never see the fruits of our labor here… Continue reading Working Enthusiastically

Reflection, Spiritual

Eye of the Storm

I remember the first time I experienced a hurricane. When the eye of the storm passed we went outside to take a look around, never losing sight of the fact that the storm wasn't over, yet feeling an overwhelming calmness. The same can be said for those who cling to God in the midst of… Continue reading Eye of the Storm

Reflection, Spiritual

Immeasurable

This era, that we currently live in, is so technologically advanced that there is a science to almost everything. Most things can be measured, plotted on a graph and have a numerical value. Here's the thing though, God does not fit into our science; this is probably why it's difficult to wrap our heads around… Continue reading Immeasurable