So that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything!

Everything We Do and Say Matters as Parents! Pt 2 of 2

One of life’s realities is that, everything we say and do matters.   Our actions and our words have power to both negatively and positively change the lives of others.  In particular we have been looking at the context of parenting. Here are the last 2 reminders for us parents from yesterday’s post. 3 Helpful […]

3 Ways to Store Up Hope

Hope Does Not Disappoint! Confession: I struggle with hopelessness… there I said it, the cat is out of the bag!  I wrote this post as a reminder to myself to store up hope for the hopeless days and times that will inevitably come. Without a doubt HOPE is one of the most essential of human […]

4 Keys to Healthy Family Dynamics, Part 4. Encouragement

ENCOURAGEMENT: Fathers…  DO NOT PROVOKE Eph. 6:4 “ Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.” It is very important for us as parents to understand our role as the main encourager in our family units. To encourage our kids means we instill courage […]

Called to a Life of Dependence

Is Daily Bread Really Enough? First of all let me start by saying that this is a therapeutic post for me. Recently, I jumped into the realm of daily bread living.  I stepped down from a steady and good job at a church to pursue other things God has laid on my heart.  Needless to […]

“Today I Feel…” Part 2

How to Uncover What You are Feeling To become “complete, lacking in nothing” (as the Bible says in the book of James) we have to be in touch and aware of what we feel inside and how that affects our day to day operations and especially our key relationships.  Most significantly, how we “feel” affects […]

“Today I Feel…” Part 1

Get Ready.. It’s about to get emotional up in here! Recently I downloaded an app on my iPhone called “How am I feeling?”. This app actually “scans” you through touching some part of your skin to give you a reading on how you are feeling right then.  Well, curiously, I wanted to know more.  I […]

My Goal for an Imbalanced Life: Part 2

Ok, so we have looked at the myth of a balanced life in Part I of this blog.  Instead of pursuing balance I have decided to pursue my priorities and keep them.  It is God aligned priorities and making room for them that will make the biggest impact on our daily life and relationships.  If […]

Ouch That Hurts! How & Why God Helps Us Grow Spiritually

God’s Loving Pruning For Our Growth John 15 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful.” I really can’t stand gardening! Which is really […]

Delight In Your Weaknesses

Weakness is My Friend! 2 Cor. 12:10 That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong. I have become increasingly more aware of my weaknesses these days.  Maybe that’s wisdom with age, or the steady and regular […]

The COMPLETE Blog Launch

The COMPLETE Blog Launch “Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and COMPLETE, not lacking anything.” -James 1:4 This blog is a form of therapeutic story telling for me and for those like me who have wrestled with life, love, faith, hope and relationships.  My desire is that through the sharing […]