Living Eternally

Stop Shortsighted Living and Start Living Eternally

This week marks our final mess to master this Lent. Going through this life with a shortsighted perspective makes a lot of messes, but by increasing our understanding of living eternally we can master them and begin enjoying God’s best for us today. ******** The Problem with Shortsightedness Shortsightedness is a condition of the eyes […]

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Self-Control Alisa Nicaud Word Nerd Wednesday

Word Nerd Wednesday – Self Control

My blogging buddy Alisa Nicaud joins us today for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday post which is the last in the Fruit of the Spirit series: Self Control. ********* What is Self Control? World definition (Google): the ability to control oneself. Biblical definition (Vine’s Expository): controlling the power of the will under the operation of […]

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Calm Chaos Hear God

Calm the Chaos & Hear More Clearly from God

I’m so excited to share my friend Billie Jauss with you this week. She recently published a fantastic book, Making Room: Doing Less So God Can Do More. If busy-ness is an area that stifles your spiritual growth, I highly recommend it. In this week’s mess to master, she talks about how we can calm […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday Gentleness

Word Nerd Wednesday – Gentleness

Jamie Lathe joins us for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday post as we continue our study of fruit of the Spirit with gentleness. ********* Gentleness Defined Gentleness (Gr. praytes) acquiescence to authority and consideration of others  “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such […]

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Trade Your Masks for God's Masterpiece

Trade Your Masks for God’s Masterpiece

As we continue on our journey of mastering our messes to discover God’s best for us, this week we  trade our messy masks for God’s masterpiece. Don’t miss the free printable workbook at the end! ********* My 6th grade son recently attended a murder mystery birthday party. The host assigned each person a character to play. […]

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Faithfulness

Word Nerd Wednesday – Faithfulness

Please give Jenni Norsworthy a warm welcome as she shares about the next fruit of the Spirit, faithfulness, in this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday. ********* FAITHFULNESS Defined The word “faithful/faithfulness” in Hebrew is the word emunah which is used throughout Scripture to communicate firmness, steadfastness, and fidelity. It comes from the root word […]

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