Awareness Precedes Maturity

Awareness precedes maturity, and maturity is a process. Before we are able to mature in an area, we must be made aware that our current state is insufficient.  We have to know better before we can do better, and even when we know better it takes time to act on what we have learned. We…

Are You Believing Lies?

Have you ever dealt with someone who lied to you & lied so well that you didn't recognize it all until afterward and you'd already been deceived? Well, as good as that person was they have nothing, nothing on Satan.  Satan is a master deceiver, the father of lies.  The truth is not in him…

LIFE: When Nothing Is Easy

We all have those times when it feels that everything is a fight.  Nothing is easy.  Things that were once easy are now challenging us. What do you do? Get back to basics. So often, we over-complicate things, over-thinking when the answer is right in front of us.  Often times it's us, other times we…

Why are you struggling?

Yes, we will have struggles in life, but we must also ask ourselves why we are struggling.   I just read this: I believe that Satan would love nothing more than for you to continue to suffer. This leads me to believe that we must evaluate our struggles to determine if it's something we should…

Life is absolutely a battle

We have this thinking that life should be easy, everyone should like us, and we certainly should prosper. Yes, being a Christian comes with countless blessings.  We will have some (probably few) intimate relationships ordained by God, and He will supply all of our needs; BUT we will suffer. We will suffer.  Life is absolutely…

LIFE: Get Up & Show Up

So much of our success in life depends on us simply getting up & showing up. We think we have to know everything, but we don't, we just need to show up.  We think we have to have it all together, but we don't (we never will), we just need to show up. We even…

MONEY: What’s your issue?

Everyone has a money issue.   Our issues may be different, but indeed we all have an issue with money.  To say we don't is to say that our money is perfect, and we know that nothing in this world is perfect but Jesus. The issues are countless: Not enough, no money saved, money not…