Tag Archives: discipline
Some time before the week is out, I plan to embark on a coffee fast. I am doing it in place of a food fast because the last several times I did food fasts, I experienced a great deal of weakness, … Continue reading
A friend sent me a piece about the human mind that is well worth sharing. As is his custom, Fred selected this from among the undervalued archives of 19th-century letters.
“Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things.” –Matt. 25:23 I just had an epiphany: I am an obsessive collector. Furthermore, my tendency to collect … Continue reading
Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as sons. –Hebrews 12:7. Maturity in the Christian life comes slowly and painfully for some. Whether because of entrenched distortions in their thinking,
In spite of my unshakeable belief in the person of Christ, my Christian life has been a patchwork of successes and disappointments. I have known both joy and tumult. A number of crashing personal failures and regular emotional turbulence