The Ultimate Cheatsheet on Contentment

As Jesus becomes bigger in our lives, our struggles and pains grow smaller. Our perspective changes as we begin to understand who God is and what He has in store. Being led by the Holy Spirit, we discover contentment and peace that this world cannot provide. But we must experience God in the dark places…

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What Do You Want?

a million bucks? a brand new car? better health? How about, plain & simple…some genuine happiness? After being penned up in a hotel room for months on end with 3 kids, husband, luggage, laundry, homework, backpacks, jackets, sports equipment, toaster, blender, snacks and who-knows-what-else was lurking beneath the pile of stinky socks…I could feel discontentment…

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Need a Facelift?

The best fairy tales teach you about life. They are more than just childhood capers and a fight against good vs. evil. In the famous Disney movie titled The Beauty and the Beast, we are shown how an unlovable monster become loveable. People can change when they see themselves for who they really are. A new creation. A…

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Hang on

The Greek word for goodness is agathosume. It is more than an excellence of character; it is character energized by expressing itself in benevolent and active goodness. The fruit of the Spirit referred to as goodness is like kindness on steroids. It is everything that kindness is and represents, but one step more. It has an…

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Shhh!

Shhh! This is a surprise for my husband. It is the first little shirt I bought for our to-be-adopted son. You see, I am 27 months pregnant and I haven’t bought a thing. There has been this hesitation inside me. When you are adopting from Haiti, as we are, there is this long, difficult wait.…

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Peace Like a River

Truly contented people are extremely rare, aren’t they? Why? Because the Enemy has perfected the act of robbing us of our peace. A contented Christian, despite their unlikeable situations, will project loudly the image of Christ. Others notice someone who hangs on to peace in the midst of calamity. It takes something beyond ourselves to do.…

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