It’s been a rough month for me. I have let myself down. Others have let me down. My expectations in many different areas of my life did not go as planned. I felt depressed and hopeless at many different points. It wasn’t just one thing; it was months of mostly unrelated situations piling on top of each other. I am coming out the other side. It is not because of my determination or my strength. It is because Continue reading “Speak Life Over Yourself!”
I found myself encouraging a friend and I didn’t even know why. I wasn’t even sure they needed to hear it. After it happened I felt like I had been externally processing information that had been inside of me, which is not like me.
What I shared was how we can have righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit regardless of circumstances:
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit. – Romans 14:17
I then explained how it is not conditional. Peace doesn’t come once my enemies are defeated. It isn’t based on getting to a destination. It is a destination in the midst of everything. Continue reading “Is God my single focus or are my circumstances?”