What are you currently feeling pressure to do that you don’t particularly enjoy?

What are you currently feeling pressure to do that you don’t particularly enjoy?

If you know me at all, you know the answer to this one: Work.

I am the self-proclaimed Queen of Lazy.

If I can be bothered to do any self-proclaiming, that is…seems like a lot of work.

And for those of you who don’t know, it takes a lot more work to have a . . . → Read More: What are you currently feeling pressure to do that you don’t particularly enjoy?

God works wonders in one week

I have a friend who has been struggling from homelessness for over two years.

Not the kind of homeliness that you are probably picturing…

Dirty with a shopping cart sleeping under a bridge.

No, this is the kind of homeliness that practically goes unnoticed in society.

One of a hard working mother who just cannot seem to save up enough to pay a deposit so she moves . . . → Read More: God works wonders in one week

She is living an inspiring life

I am being so inspired by my friend.

No, she is not rich.

A happy woman (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

No, she is not famous.

But today, she has moved from living an impoverished life to a life with more substance.

She has a good source of income.

She found a good man.

She has moved out of public housing.

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The privilege of touch

Touching another human being is not a right, it is a privilege.

Woman cuddling her dog. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Touch can send shivers up your spine.

Shivers of appreciation.

Shivers of revulsion.

I almost racked a guy on church property who touched me without permission.

It was not the touch, per se, but the intention behind the touch.

To cop . . . → Read More: The privilege of touch

Time Tithing pays off

Image by Sailing “Footprints: Real to Reel” (Ronn ashore) via Flickr

One of my most personal beliefs is in the spirit of tithing.

Now, when most people think of tithing (if they know the word at all), they think of only money.

Yet money is just the beginning of your obligations to tithe.

Sometimes the hardest thing to tithe is yourself.

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