Compared to the people in this Bible story, we're all saints. Right?
If you're wondering if you're blocking your blessing, maybe this is one way of sussing it out.
"It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of everyone; the living should take this to heart." - Ecclesiastes 7:2
This verse used to get on my last nerve.
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)
Right now God sits above the circle of the Earth. He sees my cubicle, my stoplight, and those cars, but He also sees the past and He sees the future. He sees suffering. He sees suicides. He sees death. He sees hopelessness. And He knows, without a shadow of a doubt, exactly how to escape. How to survive. How to get to fresh air.
Summary: How fast do you drive? Do you do the speed limit? A little above? A little below (God forbid)? I used to speed boldly, around 10-15 miles above the speed limit because there are no cops on this road, so who cares? Then I got pulled over. Then I got pulled over again. I … Continue reading You Have Been Sentenced To Death (Leviticus 20)
Summary: I really love food. I love food so much, I don't even have a favorite food because I will just eat anything you put in front of me - as long as it's vegan. I get giddy when I find a new restaurant to try and I am actually jealous of people who post … Continue reading You Are What You Eat (Leviticus 2)
Summary: When is the last time you had a big fight with someone - and you were the one at fault? I don't know about you, but those are some dark times. Not only have you done something terrible, you've hurt someone in the process. What can you do to fix the problem you've caused? … Continue reading Think About What You’ve Done (Leviticus 1)
Summary: Of all the things I hate in this world, one of the things I hate the most is working out. It's hard, it's sweaty, it's painful, and I almost always get acid reflux. Yet, I do it. I once joked with someone that I only work out so that I can eat more food … Continue reading Dangerous Ground (Exodus 34)
Summary: History, while never my favorite subject, was always a cool one. It is the story of us, the story of life and humanity and the mistakes and catastrophes that took place along the way. You get a funny feeling of superiority as you read about how some government or king or individual completely messed … Continue reading A Tale of Sins Past (Genesis 42)