As I dug deeper into Genesis, I couldn't ignore the connections between Noah's day and our world today. Not long after creation, mankind's self-destructive nature was already apparent. Humans have always been quick to forget God as we chase after our heart's desires. This divergent path we create shows no regard for others, and invariably... Continue Reading →
The Things We Love: Opinion vs. Truth
Our beliefs are something that we all hold dear, and our opinions stem from these beliefs. They are an extension of ourselves and our identity. That is why an attack on our opinion feels so personal and evokes such strong emotional responses. Because our opinions stem from our personal belief systems, they are subjective. People... Continue Reading →
How Can My Life Be Changed?
I've been giving a lot of thought to what affects me the most. What impacts my attitude, my mood, my behavior, my words, and my choices? Thinking about times when I've felt joyful, hopeful, or satisfied compared to times when I've felt discouraged, anxious, or alone I began to see a common thread. What I... Continue Reading →
Why Do I Keep Making the Same Mistakes?
As I see my children growing up I want nothing more than to save them from repeating my mistakes. I share with them my experiences in hopes that they will learn without experiencing the same heartbreak. But it never seems to change their choices. When I think back though, I realize that I was equally... Continue Reading →