In my family, whenever we gather for a celebration, there’s always cake involved. And as an unofficial family tradition, I receive one of the four corner pieces of said cake (corner pieces have the most icing!). By the time I get to the dessert table, I know there’s a single corner piece off to the side, just for me. And just as I look forward to receiving what I consider to be the best part of a cake, God also desires our best.
"Love prospers when a fault is forgiven, but dwelling on it separates close friends." Proverbs 17:9 NLT This weekend, I attended my church's Freedom Conference. Throughout the past 13 weeks, I've attended a Freedom small group. It's designed to help you embrace the truth of God's word, remove every obstacle to intimacy with God, and … Continue reading Forgiveness = Freedom
Regret has a way of showing up uninvited. Oftentimes, we think if this particular thing wouldn't have happened, or if I would have just said it this way instead... everything would be different.
We will experience trials and sorrows here on earth (John 16:33), but we don't have to go through them alone. I am so thankful that even in complete chaos, I can run to my safe place - Jesus. God desires for us to run to Him, to depend on Him for clarity and consistency.
Fire is feet away from you, you can hear people screaming and crying, and you see others running frantically. Now imagine, that with all that is happening, you still have peace.