A Generous Heart

https://youtu.be/xGv22K6g_fQ While I was reading a book today it started talking about how spiritual disciplines help us grow to become more like Jesus. Ortberg (2002) in his book The Life You’ve Always Wanted, described a spiritual discipline as “Any activity that can help me gain power to live life as Jesus taught and modeled it.” … Continue reading A Generous Heart

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Living a Content and Grateful Life

I saw another wonderful advertisement about Christmas and gifts yesterday. The gist of the advertisement was that kids should lie and exaggerate what they want so that when they get something lesser than what they ask for they will really get what they wanted in the first place. Thank you Verizon for such a lesson … Continue reading Living a Content and Grateful Life

Paul’s Warning against False Teachings

This particular section of Scripture kept coming to mind this week at various different points so I thought I would share it and talk about it a little bit. The passage is taken from Paul’s letter to Timothy and in it he encouraging Timothy to continue in guiding God’s people with truth and love which … Continue reading Paul’s Warning against False Teachings

Setting our Sights on God

Each of us views life through a different lens based upon our experiences in life. We see things based upon how we were raised, what we were taught, what we have learned through personal experiences, as well as what we aspire to in the future. The future guides us, but the past has an engrained … Continue reading Setting our Sights on God