Wondering Weight

It is 3:00 am and my brain is working overtime, the weight of the wondering, over what?  What could be keeping me from enjoying a night of uninterrupted sleep?  In a moment’s notice, life changed, out of nowhere, life took a turn for the better.

The thoughts that weigh on our minds in the middle of the day, or the night, are not always heavy thoughts.  Generally, when someone lies awake at night the first thought is, “they are struggling with something”.  Why does it have to appear as a struggle?  It is a rarity for the world to mention the lighthearted wonders that keep us awake.

~A missed moment of hope for someone in need is a blessing not shared~

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A.W.O.L. for Christ

For most, when we hear the word “AWOL”, we think someone has escaped or disappeared on purpose, generally pertaining to the military.  AWOL is “Absent Without Official Leave” per military law.  This is not a blog for or against the military, this analogy is only being used for purposes of understanding the concept of the acronym AWOL in the context that I have written. Continue reading “A.W.O.L. for Christ”

A Breath of Fresh Air

Have you ever been somewhere and just felt the presence of something refreshing and inspiring, something that changed your whole perspective and lit up your face?

Often, we have these moments, however, we don’t act upon them out of fear of the risk of showing a side of us that we have censored.  To reveal our true uniqueness that God created us to be can sometimes be overwhelming, but the truth is that God desires for us to do exactly that, be our true self in Christ.  God wants us to be that “Breath of Fresh Air” to another person by being true to His word and authentic in His eyes.  What are we representing when we are among others? We have all made the statement, “hey, we need to get together soon and catch up”, how often are you following up on that statement? I ask myself the same question.  My answer…Not enough! Continue reading “A Breath of Fresh Air”