Make Waves or Stay Stagnant

Make Waves or Stay Stagnant

If you have to go to Thanksgiving dinner with your family and can't freely speak your thoughts, feelings, growth, concerns, or be yourself and share when someone has made you feel some type of way instead of just "getting through dinner" and being fake and surface level with one another - why even go? You [...]

The Influence Dilemma

The Influence Dilemma

Change happens in response to the influences in your life. Think about the number of influencing messages you receive every day. People want you to buy something, think something, or do something that you might not normally do. The way they get you to cooperate is through the exertion of their influence. In every situation [...]

The Bondage Masquerade

The Bondage Masquerade

We often limit our potential by living in bondage to old ways of thinking. Whatever you get used to becomes your “normal.” Kids raised in third world poverty get used to eating a cup of rice almost every day. You have your own version of normal, as well. Your normal is the arena in which [...]

Truth Precedes Change

Truth Precedes Change

Encountering truth always results in a need to change. Learning is the result of cognitive dissonance. This is the difference between what you know and what you believe you need to know. When there is a distance between knowledge and need, learning can take place. You might not see the need to change because you [...]

Come Out of Hiding!

Come Out of Hiding!

The season of hiding is over and gone. In Him, you don't need a disguise or to blend in. You've been called to stand out!

A List of Flowers in the Bible: Six – Ten

A List of Flowers in the Bible: Six – Ten

Barley (Hordeum) - John 6:8-13 , Numbers 5:15 Coarse Barley bread was a common staple of lower class people in Palestine. Finer textured wheat bread was eaten by the wealthy. These loaves were a humble gift from this poor lad. In Judges 7:13, the Midianite soldier dreamed of a loaf of barley bread felling the [...]

Why God Told Us to Not Spare the Rod

Why God Told Us to Not Spare the Rod

You know the scripture, "spare the rod, spoil the child", right? It's a very popular scripture that is quoted a lot when parents validate their discipline or give their opinion on another parents lack of. But do you know WHY the Lord tells us this? It's not just so we don't raise spoiled children that [...]