Reach out and claim it or sit back and wait for it?
We can bargain, scheme, and beg for a blessing from God, but what if He just chooses not to?
If you're wondering if you're blocking your blessing, maybe this is one way of sussing it out.
Summary: That feeling when you're just going about your business, having a nice life, and all of a sudden you get that twinge in the back of your throat. Oh no. You're getting sick, and now it's up to every remedy you can get your hands on and frantic prayers to God to keep you … Continue reading Prosperity Gospel Is A Lie (Leviticus 26)
Summary: The patriarchy. It's the popular societal paradigm of yesteryear. We are entering a new era, and you can tell from all the bold and boisterous cries against the patriarchy. These days, men don't rule the world. Tradition does not rule the world. Women and minorities and nontraditional people everywhere are asserting their right to … Continue reading A Traditional Family Man (Genesis 48)
Summary: I used to perform artistic sign language at church a lot when I was younger. It was like praise dancing, only the movements that I and the rest of the group executed were (grammatically incorrect) American Sign Language that (should have) reflected the words of a gospel song. I remember how sometimes we would … Continue reading Blessings Are Not For The Faint Of Heart (Genesis 33)
Summary: We're always looking forward to a better version of life. We look forward to not being single, being skinnier, landing a better job, moving someplace nicer, visiting someplace awesome. Yet we rarely think about the issues and struggles that come with those life upgrades. They'd be different problems, yeah, but they'd still be problems. … Continue reading A Tale Of Two Blessings (Genesis 13)