The truth is, the best remedy for my control problem is not to try to control my behavior further, but to focus on what Jesus willingly did for me.
Growth rarely happens in the comfort zone, so I encourage you to take a baby step out of it today, and see what happens.
Part of the joy of being a Christian is that we do change. The problem is that I tend to resist change.
Recently, I had allowed my heart to grow hard again but God doesn’t like to let heart issues fester for long.
Hopefully, we’ll all get a little bit better at paying attention to these warning signs, loving ourselves, and, as a result, we’ll love others even better.
While we’re so focused on the external situation being remedied, God is concerned with our identities.
We never reach a point in our faith where the basics of who God is and who we are stop being applicable.
Let’s quit something this Thursday and see what happens!
Now I have a hole in the back of my mouth where that second molar used to be and, to me, it’s a reminder of grace.
I am here to give you hope.