October 2008

The Difference Between Saying I Forgive You and Actually Forgiving

For years now, I have been aware of the mandate to forgive those who hurt me. This head knowledge hadn’t fully informed my heart yet. I was offended often, and quick to tell the other person how I would forgive them and not walk in unforgiveness. I desired to be free from resentment and hatred. But I was chained to unforgiveness because of my ignorance. I didn’t recognize this fault for years. I was walking through life, offering a mental assent of forgiveness to any and all, but experiencing none of the freedom and none of the joy of release. […]

Revelatory Giftings and Callings

Many people do not understand revelatory giftings and callings. In fact, the majority would mock a person claiming to have a revelatory calling. Not for any good reason, mind you. But mostly because we fear what we do not understand. And we fear what we cannot control. Jesus said, “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.” 2/3 of the Bible involves revelatory giftings, callings, or events. God speaks to men, angels appear to men, burning bushes that speak, dreams of destiny, dreams of world events, God speaking to men, visions, prophecies, more dreams, more […]

The Word “Atheist” Really Irks Me

Every time someone tells me he or she is an atheist, I feel a slight blow to my heart, as though I had just been insulted deeply. The word itself even sounds harsh to me. I do NOT mean to offend anyone, here. I’m just sharing my thoughts.

Dear God, About My Job…

It’s not bad, God, really. I’ve had MUCH worse jobs. This position and company are bearable, except… except this isn’t what I want to do with my life. And what I want to do doesn’t make money, does it?