The Tools of Discipline

“But have nothing to do with irreverent folklore and silly myths. On the other hand, discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness [keeping yourself spiritually fit].” — 1 Timothy 4:7 (AMP)    As a Christian, you will experience pain. That is inevitable. But, in some cases – you can choose which pain you’ll experience. You…

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda

“Don’t fear failure. Fear faithlessness. Don’t fear attack. Fear apathy. Don’t fear rejection. Fear regret.” – Steven Furtick. Every day we make mistakes, and most of the time we just ignore these failings and move forward. But every so often, there is one that makes us pause and take notice and ultimately becomes a regret.…

Parental Control

“It was by faith that Moses’ parents hid him for three months when he was born. They saw that God had given them an unusual child, and they were not afraid to disobey the king’s command.” Hebrews 11:23. There comes a time in every child’s life when he or she crosses the threshold into adulthood.…

Love In Control

“Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged.  It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out. Love never gives up, never loses faith, is…

When The Controlling Get Controlled

“When doubts filled my mind,  your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.” – Psalms 94:19. It is always an interesting, if sometimes frustrating experience when interacting with a control freak. But controlling people often find themselves being controlled. A perfect example of that is the story of Laban. The relationship between Jacob and Laban…