Joy · Judging · Shame · Suffering

joyful suffering…

A recent conversation left me feeling a bit… I don’t know… confused…? Hearing about how anger stirred… when another heard comments made about me… Comments aimed at my faith… perceived by the hearer as judgmental… hypocritical… I wasn’t sure how to respond… The Believer who shared the stories… was visibly angered… me not so much……… Continue reading joyful suffering…

Joy · Thanksgiving · Wonder

in the wake of thanksgiving…

The wonder of joy… in the wake of thanksgiving… With many things still to do… unknowns lurking in the wings… unfinished business… and starting the process of re-doing… I wonder… at the joy… steadfast… but surprising… deep within… I credit it to a focus on gratitude… Blessing Him with thanks… for… all… He’s… done… Tell…… Continue reading in the wake of thanksgiving…

Commit · flesh · Joy · Obedience

the joy of saying… yes…!

Yesterday morning’s waking song… seems to have been my spirit speaking to Him… the Holy Spirit getting a… Yes Lord… from me… while my flesh was still sleeping… You see… for several weeks… really months… I’ve been wrestling with making a commitment… setting a date… for a new ladies Bible study to start… Reluctantly… I made…… Continue reading the joy of saying… yes…!