The Many Faces of Self-Centeredness

When you think of someone that is self-centered, what type of person comes to mind? Perhaps you imagine a powerful business man who will do anything to move his way up in a company. He doesn’t care who he hurts or who gets squashed under his giant feet, he just wants to take care of #1. Perhaps you imagine a woman who is vapid and … Continue reading The Many Faces of Self-Centeredness

Giving Thanks When We’re Stressed

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Stress: it’s a world we all know far too well. A variety of factors can bring about stress such as school, work, finances, current events, health, and relationships. Truthfully, I don’t have all the answers. As a Christian, naturally, I would adhere … Continue reading Giving Thanks When We’re Stressed

Have we become lazy?

More often than not, I believe we have a difficult time distinguishing between what we must do to be saved, and how we ought to live on this earth. Scripture tells us that salvation is by grace through faith alone. Most would consider salvation by grace through faith alone to be essential Christian doctrine. Salvation by any other means implies we can somehow earn God’s … Continue reading Have we become lazy?

Enjoying Motherhood

Summer has come to an end and fall is well on its way. For those of us with children, that means that 2017-18 school year has begun. If your family is anything like mine, that means structure and order has, once again, returned to your home. Summer, for many families is, more or less, a free-for-all. We do away with the schedules, the bedtimes, the … Continue reading Enjoying Motherhood