“Our lives are not puzzles to be figured out. Rather, we come to God, who knows us and reveals to us the truth of our lives. The fundamental mistake is to begin with ourselves and not God. God is the center from which all life develops.” Eugene Peterson “O Lord , you have examined my
“Here are some things the tongue can reveal: A harsh tongue reveals an angry heart. A negative tongue reveals a fearful heart. A boasting tongue reveals an insecure heart. An overactive tongue reveals an unsettled heart. A judgmental tongue reveals a guilty heart. A critical tongue reveals a bitter heart.” Rick Warren “And a small
“There is an unexpected relationship between blame and fear. When you blame others for your failure, you become powerless to change the world around you. You begin to live your life filled with fear, paralyzed by uncertainty and embittered by a sense of victimization. Fear may cause you to abdicate responsibility, but the abdication of
“There is no growth without resistance.” Not long ago, I had a friend ask for some tips in the gym. He said, “I’m lifting regularly, at least three or four days a week, but nothing is happening. I’m not seeing any growth or progress.” My answer was pretty simple. I had seen him working out.