A few years ago, I asked students in my undergraduate psychology classes if – generally speaking – they thought it would be acceptable behavior for a girl to ask a boy out on a date. The women said yes … and so did the men … sort of.Continue reading “Learning to Follow”
The Glory of God is that He is Good.
In everything that happens.
Every day. All the time.
He is My Joy.
His arms are waiting to comfort me tenderly when life hurts.
His whispers keep reassuring me when all seems lost.
His tender heart is always listening to mine.
He is My Safe Place.
He never yells at me when I mess up.
Never attacks or criticizes me.
Never blames or shames.
Never leaves me.
Instead He eagerly waits for me.
He encourages me with tender words.
He renews me with His Great Love in Jesus.
He delights in giving me the desires of my heart.
And I want to be just like Him.
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. (1 John 4:18)
February 23, 2016, Personal journal entry.
As I set out for my walk early one morning, this verse kept reverberating in my mind. I queued up my iPhone to one of my favorite Bible teachers. I hadn’t listened to him for awhile, but today this recording was also on my mind. And in the first 5 minutes …Continue reading “Take every thought captive”