Being rooted in love (Eph 3:17), how we can’t thrive without deep roots (Mt 13:21), but what happens when we discover roots to things in our lives that we don’t want to grow anymore?
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Webster defines the word application as;
1. the act of putting to a special use or purpose.
Every day I read the bible. Every day I pray. But not every day I act like a Christian. Why?
Lamentations 3:40: “Let us examine and probe our ways, and let us return to the Lord.”
I don’t know about you, but I am a pretty good liar when it comes to self-evaluation. It’s kind of like looking in the mirror; I see the 18-year-old body I used to have and not the 44-year-old body I now have.
Doing a spiritual self-evaluation is much the same way.
I’m tired, but who isn’t? I am, after all, a soccer dad. I own a man-van that is full of grass from various fields across North Carolina. My weekends are not my weekends. They were before my kids. Now I spend an inordinate amount of time on an uncomfortable lawn chair from the local sporting goods store. I feel like soccer has become my side hustle, only I don’t get paid. Actually, it costs me time, money, and sanity. Did I mention I’m tired?
Life is full of problems. Life is consistently imperfect. Life is life. In spite of that, we still have so much to be thankful for today. The fact that we are alive is enough for us always to be thankful.
Depression is an invisible wall that surrounds the heart, soul, and mind of the person suffering through it. It causes darkness, doubt, and despair. It can be caused by relationships, finances, self-doubt, addictions, or constant worry. It could also be all of the above plus some. Depression is a serious issue and needs to be addressed.