In My Heart

Because Bad Things Do Happen

     It’s hard to fully appreciate what the Lord has done for you when you can’t get over what He allowed in the first place. A question people often ask is: If there is a God, then why does He allow bad things to happen? As believers we grow into an increasing awareness of […]

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In My Heart

A Little Something about God’s Mercy

     When someone has the power to punish you or do you harm and chooses not to do it, that is mercy. The bible says mercy triumphs over judgment, and there is no mercy for he who shows no mercy (James 2:13).      A lot of people hurt me in my life, but […]

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In My Head

Rebelling Against “Normal”

     Being different is scary and it often leads me down lonely roads. I find I am always looking for a place where I belong; I look for home. Many times I have wished for a more travelled path, a normal road. But what is normal anyway–except compromise and conformity? Normal is following the footsteps of the […]

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In My Head

When to Break from the Masses

     Nature is a peculiar thing. In the forest when something is happening, all the animals, in the air and on the ground, forget their natural aversions to each other. When you see them all fleeing whatever is coming, you can tell from whence trouble comes because all the wildlife is headed the opposite […]

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