Tag Archives: pride

When Rules Create Chaos

What is going on with our world?  I spied an article today as I was reading the news online about a young man whose varsity letter was taken away by a principal.  On the surface that doesn’t sound bad, but … Continue reading

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What a Mess

It is so hard to trust.  It is so hard to just let things go. Recently, I have been challenged by God to let Him take the lead.  It has been so hard.  It involves waiting, listening and holding my … Continue reading

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Devilish Pride

Yesterday, I blogged on God and Satan from the book of Job. Some great questions arose from this reflection. One reader questioned, “Why is God surprised by Satan’s visit? Why does God point out specifically His servant Job to Satan?” … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Humility

In this week’s sermon at my church, I heard about Elijah’s successor, Elisha. God commanded Elijah to go and call Elisha to be his successor. 1 Kings 19:19-21 Elijah set out and came upon Elisha, son of Shaphat, as he … Continue reading

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Humble Yourself

I Peter 5:6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Last night I had the privilege of leading discernment for a group of women. It reminded me that the Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflection Day 16

After all the media frenzy on the Pope in recent weeks, I just couldn’t help myself; I have to write on discernment. I guess the idea of the media pitching the Pope’s election as some sort of vote(as we American’s … Continue reading

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I am Weak, but Yet Strong

Have you ever heard through the grapevine that someone is speaking poorly of you? How did it feel? I know personally when this happens to me it is hurtful. Why do words of hatred hurt us so much? After all … Continue reading

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It’s a Game Changer

Careers and God are a tough balance. Recently, I started to ponder whether God was really calling me to write, speak and blog about Him. It is hard to decipher whether you are following His will or your own will. … Continue reading

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Placing the Power With God

I am kind. I am giving. I am loving. I am thankful. I am faithful. I am a servant. I am a leader. I am a good mom. I am a good wife. I am a good daughter. I am … Continue reading

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Reputations and Pride

Have you ever heard through the grapevine that someone is speaking poorly of you? How did it feel? I know personally when this happens to me it is hurtful. Why do words of hatred hurt us so much? After all … Continue reading

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