When Words Come Slowly

Words have come slowly to me the past two weeks or so. Every time I open my journal or launch Evernote, the words wind around my mind and fingers, then disappear into the wind like vapor. Spiritual attacks, my own negative attitude, and plain old fear, resentment, and insecurity have all worked against me and my words. At the same time, I’ve sensed the Lord refining the direction my writing is taking and I’ve struggled to readjust my bags, reset my GPS, and take a breath.

Words. Where

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Lessons from Proverbs

I was going through my drafts on WordPress and came across this post. I wrote it in the summer initially, and debated about posting it, and never did. But as we close out 2016, I do want to share my thoughts on what has transpired in our country over the last 366 days, specifically this summer. I’d love to hear your thoughts as well, so feel free to leave them in the comments below.

I’ve struggled with what to say on the events that have transpired during the summer in our country

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Customizable Society

Whether it be laptop cases, travel mugs, towels, or jewelry there’s not much that you can’t custom order when shopping online.

From colors, materials, monograms (oh yes), and more, we are used to being able to get whatever product tailored to fit our whims and preferences. It’s nice. It’s fun. And it’s not how the Bible works.

The Bible is not customizable. We can’t tweak it to fit our preferences and whims. As a culture who is used to being able to slap a gold

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Full of Grace, Seasoned with Salt

Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. Colossians 4:6

These are brave words in a society that praises the crass, the brash, and the asinine and that rewards deception and selfishness. I could name a few examples from the media right now, but y’all are smart people. There’s no better way for a Christian to stand out than in their speech, talk that is full of grace and seasoned with just the right amount of salt.

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