The Comfort Zone

A lot of change takes place within the protective walls of a caterpillar's cocoon, but little change will take place within the protective bubble of our comfort zone where we do things the same way we've always done them and get the same results we've always got. The comfort zone is padded with good intentions but the only way to break out is by acting intentionally.

Masking Our Pain

None of us likes rejection or criticism or to feel insecure, so we put a mask on that makes others think we are more… presentable, acceptable, likeable — more like what we wish we were like. Since we don’t know what the other person is dealing with underneath their mask, be understanding, and don't take their moods personally. Treat them with kindness and consideration, just how you’d like to be treated.

Walking With God

Our walk with God is a lifetime long. It’s a process, it's a journey; sometimes very difficult, sometimes very rewarding, but often just somewhere in between. Don't give up on God no matter how tough things get because that's when you need him most.

Fear

It takes concentrated effort to change our self-talk and to be aware of what we're verbalizing to ourselves and others. Don't let fear keep you hostage in a prison of your own choosing with ignorance holding the key!

Chosen

We don't choose him, he chooses us. Salvation is a gift. No one can earn it through doing good things, or boast about it, or take credit for it. All we have to do is believe and profess that Jesus is the Son of God, that he died for ours sins and rose again to sit at the right hand of God (see Rom 10:9-10).

Prayer

The word prayer can conjure up all kinds of fancy, ritualistic, legalistic, traditional pictures in people's minds, but prayer doesn't have to be fancy or done in a certain way or contain certain words to be heard by the LORD. Matthew 6:7 says "When you pray, don't babble on and on as people of other … Continue reading Prayer