a what i’m not… kind of day…

It's been a day of recognizing all I'm not... not patient... not kind... not slow to anger... not rejoicing with others in their joy... I'm too busy being envious... Oh... I almost forgot... not thankful... What does all this not reveal... A heart that has a hard time loving some days... A heart more interested in self than… Continue reading a what i’m not… kind of day…

convicted…

I found myself convicted today... for complaining...a mild complaint... but a complaint nonetheless....The complaint centered on something that should only bring joy...Self-centeredness... the root of complaint...As I write... I'm reminded for what I have been set free...For you were called to freedom, brothers.Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh,but through… Continue reading convicted…

evaluating a day…

Arriving home... a loved one asked... How was your day...?Stopping for a moment... thinking... reflecting... I shrugged and said... Fine...Just fine...? Why just fine...? was the response I received...Hmmm... did I really want to evaluate my day...?It was a day where my expectations... my plans... went for the most part unmet... A day of unexpected problems...… Continue reading evaluating a day…