I’ve been working out. Not excessively, mind you. (Honestly it’s barely consistent.) Nothing much, just some stretching, a run on the elliptical, and lifting some light dumbbells. I’m trying to slim down, as well as prepare for an upcoming 5K. Along with this, I’ve been working on reducing my caloric intake. I haven’t always been … Continue reading Walking Tall (With Moobs)
I couldn't get to sleep last night and I can't motivate myself to workout this morning after receiving some horrifying news last night: a little girl whom I am related to and love dearly was molested. I was mad when I heard about it. Sadly, I don't think I was even shocked by the news. … Continue reading Stolen Innocence
Legalism (or being legalistic) is a term used to describe (in Christian circles) the number of (and/or method of how) hoops are jumped through to keep one's salvation. For example, when one is saved, they are eventually (usually pretty quickly) given the list of things they are no longer allowed to do: no smoking, no drinking, no … Continue reading “Good” Legalism?
When I read Matthew 9:35-38 in the proper context, I broke into tears.
Father, I thank you for Jesus and His sacrifice. I thank you that I live in a place (and time) where I can not only worship you privately, but I can talk about you publicly. I thank you for my Brothers and Sister in Christ and I pray that you would stir within us a … Continue reading My Prayer For The (Global) Church
And now, O Lord, give us, your servants, great boldness in preaching your word. Stretch out your hand with healing power; may miraculous signs and wonders be done through the name of your holy servant Jesus. Acts 4:29-30 (NLT)