a guide to spiritual warfare

Natural Law What goes up must come down. “That’s old school,” I say with a frown. “I’m enlightened,             so I’m not frightened                         by your so-called truths.” I can  defy, deny, justify, but in the end I must comply. IT IS whether I believe it or not. “Right and Wrong, Heaven and Hell, Angels… Read More

Does your faith need proof?

“While proof may help our faith along, it never believes for us.” Wayne Stiles wrote a great article about how geography can help you deal with your doubts about the Bible. “But,” he says, “we aren’t going to believe the Bible as truth—even in the face of proof—unless we choose to.” Well worth reading: http://www.waynestiles.com/how-geography-helps-destroy-your-doubts-about-the-bible/

Bet you didn’t know this about extroverts.

Are you an extrovert or an introvert who lives with one? This great blog hits it on the head: http://curlswagg.tumblr.com/post/41032444137/10-things-your-extrovert-friends-want-you-to-know   Here are some truths about me that are listed in the above post: One of my love languages (a way I feel loved) is words of affirmation. (See #2) Even thought I talk a lot, I really want to… Read More

put your cards on the table

I could have written this post: (http://lifesahigh.tumblr.com/post/73007054001/thekhoolhaus) “I wish people could just say how they feel like ‘Hey I really don’t like when you do that to me’ or ‘Hey I’m in love with you’ or ‘Hi I really miss you and I think about you all the time’ without sounding desperate. Why can’t everyone… Read More

light sources: eclipse

Can anyone see you are a Christian? Or, when they look at you, do they see a lunar eclipse? Does the shadow of the earth blanket you, not allowing the sun’s light to reach you so that you can reflect its rays? Don’t you know that, as a Christian, the sun shines within you and… Read More

Ephesians 3:7-8 What’s your excuse?

What’s stopping you from doing God’s mission for you? When I read through Paul’s list of excuses, I was surprised at the similarity to mine. I had always thought of Paul as an extremely confident, know-it-all kind of guy, and here I was reading a list of his anxieties about himself–lots of excuses giving his… Read More

Blueprint for character building

A blueprint is a detailed plan. Building a house without one is risky if you want it to last for any length of time and withstand weather or natural disasters. You need to follow rules of design that build strength in all the right places so rain won’t come through the roof and strong winds… Read More