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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

“Blessable”

“Blessable”

There are certain things God chooses to bless. Obedience, for example. And there are things he refuses to bless. Disobedience, for one.