God's Teaching

pursuit of contentment?

'Contentment' because it's a pretty all-encompassing word. What I mean by it is this: overflowing joy, unmistakable peace. To be gentle, loving, caring, and understanding. I've been pursuing this for far too long. They are great things, but never should they be the object of my pursuit. I don't know one person that would not… Continue reading pursuit of contentment?

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God's Teaching

finding freedom; expectations

Expectations. They demand so much but leave us conflicted. Most always, they are unhelpful and actually hurtful. And most always.. they leave us feeling empty. The culture has set burdensome expectations on our shoulders, and we can find ourselves under that pressure. Several recent conversations have left me with this conclusion: We place so much… Continue reading finding freedom; expectations