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Get Rid of It All

God let them know they missed their window. Now, instead of God helping them drive their enemies out, God is letting them become thorns in their sides.

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Timing Matters

I know few people who have mastered this virtue. Perhaps it takes hard work and focused intentionality. James says the man who resists temptation receives a crown of life.

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Maybe It Was Ordinary

How would life be if we’d just say “what is” without embellishing and super-spiritualizing? We need each other to just tell it as it is. All the dazzle added to simple truth just makes us tired and feel like we must not be spiritual because our lives are so common.

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Just Sit With It

Mary watched, listened, and let the thoughts and feelings settle deep. She didn’t stop at shallow assumptions. She waited, sometimes painfully, as things unfolded.

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Self-Awareness

We can’t experience success without facing our failures. Pretense won’t hold up under pressure. God blesses those who realize their need of Him—not another person.

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Mary’s Song of Praise

Some people campaign their way to the top. When they get there, they lack competence and cannot do their job. They use their position’s power to insulate their position. People around them secretly resent them. Their lives are very lonely.