Face It

Face It

Face it.

That voice is always the truth. It never manipulates and it doesn’t twist things around. And ten times out of ten, it’s encouraging me to look inward at my own heart instead of at others.

For me, when I look inward at my heart, there are layers. I’m quick to start out with seeing pride. Pride says, “I can do this because I deserve it. I’ve reached this level in my walk with God now and I can dabble in this behavior and not be pulled into sin by it.” That is so dangerous. Holy Spirit will never say, “You deserve this.” But I bet you can guess who will use those words? The enemy.

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Waking Up Early

Waking Up Early

I’ve always been a morning person. It’s one of my favorite times of day. I savor the moments before the rest of the world wakes up and the tasks of the day begin. Mornings are “me time” and like most women who have married and have kids, this may be the only time I get to myself. For an hour each morning, I usually spend my time reading, praying, writing and just being quiet.

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