Turning a critical spirit into a praising spirit

Recently, I heard a pastor on the radio mention someone having a “critical spirit” and I wondered if that is something that would be said about me.  I don’t want to be someone with a critical spirit, so if I am, I want to get that cleared up right away! What is a “critical spirit”? … Continue reading Turning a critical spirit into a praising spirit

Rejoice!

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! - Philippians 4:4 One thing I've always been really good at is completely panicking whenever things seem to be getting out of control.  Out of my control, that is.  As long as things are going smoothly, I'm fine. But the moment something comes my way … Continue reading Rejoice!

Short fuse, long list

My study of the "love chapter" is really revealing things to me about the way I show love to people. Allowing God's Word to soak in like this helps me as I try to replace the way I have been doing things with the way I should be doing them. Clearly I will remain a … Continue reading Short fuse, long list