I had a week where everything seemed to be going wrong. Bad news hit me wherever I turned, and I was struggling to look for the good and be thankful. Every email, and every conversation sent me further into despair. Where did my faith go?
I had just gotten home from a national conference where I’d been blessed, encouraged, and yet saddened. My thoughts kept returning
I claim the title “Queen of Self-Pity.” I’m quite proficient at it and spent years perfecting the art. I spent loads of time indulging my hurt feelings and wasted untold hours rehearsing the sad details of my life. In fact, I used to tell friends that all I wanted to hear from them was “poor Linda.” (Shaking my head here…) These days, I am fearful when I hear self-pitying thoughts roll around in my
Are you plagued by regular, annoying sins that often seem to creep up on you? Do you find yourself doing the same things over and over? Sometimes we call these “besetting” sins. One definition of besetting is: constantly assailing or obsessing, as with temptation. It’s when you turn to that sinful action in a moment of stress, or erupt