It’s been a busy couple of months, on top of work, our ongoing adoption process, Christmas, New Year and the …
While I cannot see the future, God views my entire life in an instant. He planned it. He sent me to sea because He needed to use that experience later on in my life. He put me where I am now. He has prepared and trained me for everything He has expected from me.
I’ve been thinking a lot about advent recently. Advent is defined as the arrival of a notable thing or person. The Jews were living in advent of the Messiah. We live in advent of our own selfish desires. We are desperate for them, they consume us. There is one other thing we are waiting for, but we are not as desperate for – Jesus return.
Whenever I joined a new ship the first question used to be “where are you from?” It was not a …
Our society sees refinement as an end or a product or something to be consumed. But refinement is not just an end. It is not just a product. Refinement is also a process. And hardly ever a fun one.
Have I planted much but harvested little? Where is my hunger? Where is my thirst? Do my wages disappear as though my pockets were full of holes? What exactly am I investing in? What am I building? More importantly, what is I Am building?
God allowed Joseph to fester in a stinking prison for years, while Moses initially lived the life of luxury in a palace.