Breath on Paper small group is taking a break between semesters. We'll be back June 12th. Bitterness! Oh what a loaded word! When I hear it, no matter the context, it gives me a twinge of anxiety and causes my mind to wander to different crevices of my heart. Some of these filled long ago, … Continue reading Bitterness Can Destroy, Even A Princess
Breath on Paper small group is taking a break between semesters. For the next few weeks we are taking advantage of this time off, we hope you enjoy revisiting our favorites. We will return June 12th. As with many others, possibly you, a new year always seems to make me think about how I can do … Continue reading Do Unto Others…
Dictonary.com defines the word hopeless as “providing no hope; beyond optimism or hope; desperate”. While this definition sounds depressing at best, I’d venture to say, we’ve all felt at one time or another that we’re at the end of our rope, as if there’s no hope in sight, no way out … desperate even by … Continue reading Where Does Your Hope Come From?
Have you ever felt like a victim of your circumstances? Helpless to ever have a normal life because of something in your past? Perhaps you’ve convinced yourself that whatever may have happened to you is destined to write the chapters of your story still to come? Satan will use whatever tiny seed of negativity he … Continue reading Victim or Victor?
If you are married, have been married or even attended a wedding or two, you can more than likely recite the standard wedding vows included in many traditional wedding ceremonies… “I (insert name) take you (insert name), to be my lawfully wedded (husband/wife), to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for … Continue reading For Better or For Worse…
Bitterness! Oh what a loaded word! When I hear it, no matter the context, it gives me a twinge of anxiety and causes my mind to wander to different crevices of my heart. Some of these filled long ago, but others still very tender, even today. It’s in those tender places that I can feel … Continue reading Bitterness Can Destroy, Even a Princess!
The word sacrifice isn’t necessarily one that gives us the warm fuzzies, is it? When I hear that word, I immediately think “ugh, this is going to mess with my comfort!” As human beings, sacrifice is not something that comes naturally for us, especially in today’s society where we have almost every comfort known to … Continue reading The Reward for Sacrifice