SPIRITUALITY

Devoting Ourselves Wholly to the Lord First

photo source In The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis writes: When He [God] talks of this losing their selves, He means only abandoning the clamor of self-will; once they have done that, He really gives them back all their personality and boasts… that when they are wholly His, they will be more themselves than ever. My […]

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The Rainy Days Will Come

photo credit The rainy days will come. The powerful turbulent winds will blow. And sometimes the lightening will even strike down hard. Each one prepares you for the next. Each time you come out a little stronger, a little more humble and little wiser. It makes it a lot easier not to whine about the […]

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Draw Near Unto Me

Many people, including myself, have ups and downs throughout life: times when they feel especially productive and times when they feel like they aren’t making much of a difference. These low periods may come during finals week, the summertime when you don’t have much going on, a rough pregnancy, you name it! Whenever I am […]

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Lessons Learned From Eve

photo source For Christmas, I bought myself the above painting by Rose Datoc Dall. It’s one of the things we brought to Dallas with us, and since I’ve had a lot of time at home, I’ve spent a lot of time looking at it. One of the reasons I’m drawn to this painting is that […]

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Our Words Can Bring Light

photo credit As a friend of mine was sharing an experience she had recently had, and I automatically said, “Wait, what was her name? Who are you talking about?” She respectfully responded, “Ooooooh, I don’t know feel comfortable telling you who because I think then I would just be gossiping.” I instinctively tried to justify […]

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