Several years ago, I heard a speaker talking about an incident that happened on his blog. He had written a post that was a little less than friendly toward a public figure. The post was not meant to be hurtful or mean — it was just a funny jab at someone else’s expense. Soon, comments … More What’s in a Word?
Change is something we generally talk about at the beginning of a new year. Resolutions and goals and all that jazz are discussed at length. However, change doesn’t stick to just one season. It’s something that happens every minute of every day. Sometimes that changes are self-motivated and other times life forces us to change. … More Biblical Ways to Make a Change
Hebrews 10: 25 contains one of my favorite words in the Bible. Parakaleō (παρακαλέω) is the Greek word which we translate to “encourage.” This super fun Greek word is a multidimensional word meaning, ‘to call to one’s side; to address; to admonish; to beseech; to strengthen; to comfort; to instruct or teach.’ I’ve talked about this … More 5 ways to Fellowship
I often struggle with the balance of content here in my own little corner of the blog-o-sphere — also, can I actually have a corner when it’s a sphere? Anyway, I have issues. I enjoy writing about Christian topics and I find a good deal of my content directed that way. However, I also enjoy … More 5 Crucial Steps to survive Life’s Balancing Act
Bloggers, Tweeters, Social Media Influencers — they know that “trending topics” make for good statistics. Comments, re-tweets, shares, likes, and visits are up when the conversation is a subject that people feel passionately about. Well, they feel passionate for the present at least. As a society, we are so saturated in information and the latest … More Why I don’t address trending topics
Recently, I’ve begun sorting through various possessions in my home. I’ve sent car loads to the trash, boxes upon boxes to donation, and organized materials that I can’t part with yet. Granted, I’ve only done this in two rooms but it feels like a lot. Currently, I’m working my way through room three — which … More Five Lessons from Forgotten Journals
Over the years, I’ve spent most of my time reading fiction. Mostly murder mysteries but a little bit of this or that thrown in when I was desiring something a little different. A little over a two years ago, I added to my reading material with non-fiction books that could help me grow spiritually. As … More 5 Books for Spiritual Growth