Wisdom

Hard work pays

Hard work pays

When it comes to our spiritual life, it’s not as if God decides to overwrite his laws of work and reward. We just have to understand them differently.

How to avoid being heart sick

How to avoid being heart sick

Bud Light’s motto used to be that “it won’t fill you up and will never let you down.” That’s essentially what we want from our desires.

Substance over semblance

Substance over semblance

Real life isn’t glitzy and glamorous. Real life doesn’t come with a filter. Real life is cleaning up dishes and returning that shirt that looked better online.

Divisiveness doesn’t pay

Divisiveness doesn’t pay

Are you genuinely seeking to build up your household, or are you just troubling those who are closest to you, because they have a harder time than others ducking out of your line of fire?

What’s better than being rich?

What’s better than being rich?

The accumulation of riches without wisdom would be like building out a hardware superstore in your backyard, while being unclear how to use a hammer.

You can get away with it

You can get away with it

It taps into one of the most powerful lies of sin: I’ll get the benefits without the consequences

Playing with fire

Playing with fire

To take the analogy of touching a red-hot stove, it’s not as if it only burns you four out of five times, but maybe you’ll get lucky.

Self indulgence is self harm

Self indulgence is self harm

We simultaneously give too much credit to ourselves in what we can control through self-help and habit modification, and don’t give ourselves enough credit as agents of worship and desire as opposed to victims in need of neurological re-wiring and healing from trauma.

Resolve to make resolutions

Resolve to make resolutions

Abstaining from resolutions is itself a plan. It’s a plan for status quo, which, given the nature of our world, is an unrealistic one.

Your life is like the dawn

Your life is like the dawn

Even if clouds and rain cover your life, and you can’t see the sun, it’s there, and it’s only rising higher, never lower.

Pain is more than weakness leaving the body

Pain is more than weakness leaving the body

Outside of the Christian worldview, mistakes and setbacks can lead to reflection and self-examination…but you can never, without a great leap of imagination, believe that the universe is lovingly correcting you with a determined eye towards your eternal growth and good

DON'T MISS ANYTHING!

DON'T MISS ANYTHING!

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