Category: FAITH

fear

Do we have to “feel” brave to “be” brave?

Three Vietnam war POW’s (prisoners of war), were being interviewed. They were asked this question, “How would you define courage?” Here’s what one of them said. “Courage is fear that has been prayed”. Isn’t that great? I think sometimes followers of Christ think they must feel brave before they act brave. Do […]

Maundy Thursday

When you’re worried about making a big mistake

Last night my husband and I went to our church’s Maundy evening service. A Maundy service commemorates the ceremony of washing the feet of the poor, especially commemorating Jesus’ washing of His disciples’ feet on Maundy Thursday, the night before his crucifixion.  Our service was a combined service along with […]

holy week

Can we be too cheap sometimes?

I wonder if any of you are like me, too cheap, at times. Sometimes we need to quit thinking so “cheap”. “Cheap thinking” is, by my personal definition, trying so hard to save a dime that we work against our own natural energy and strength. For example, I’ve […]

growing

When you say, “I would never do that.”

Have you ever thought, “Oh, I would never do that, say that, feel that, etc.” I used to say those things, too. No more. I’ve been pulled up my be bootstraps these past few weeks as I’ve had to deal with something I never thought would give me […]

mom

What to do when you feel selfish

I wrote this post almost four years ago. Because this past week has been filled to the brim and it’s Monday morning, I decided to look back over some older posts and I came across this one. I’m glad I did. A wonderful benefit of blogging is that […]