The enemy wants you to be offended. Then, he wants you to hold onto the offenses, so that you take on the hurt and wear it like a cloak, which eventually leads to bitterness and fearsome anger!
Regret is a stealer of time and joy. It leads to more missed opportunities, hurt, anger and eventually bitterness and loneliness. There are so many missed opportunities for all of us... it doesn’t mean your present is not valuable.
As human beings, we have the desire inside of us to protect and be protected... To defend and be defended.
Old wine and new wine... You don’t know everything and your experiences don’t always make you an expert.
It sounds so cliche to say "Just do what's right." It's much easier to say than do most of the time. Let's just get real... it's not always easy. Life is FULL of challenges and temptations and sometimes we just don't want to do what's "right". Of course, as believers in Christ, because we are… Continue reading What if I don’t want to do the “right” thing? (Proverbs part 5)
We've already established some of this, but I want to add something that I believe The Lord showed me that changed my perspective on Proverbs and opened up a whole new layer for me! It still kind of blows my mind!
I saw a woman in a store the other day who had a T-shirt on that said said "Running on coffee and chaos". I laughed to myself at first and shook my head, but then I started to reflect on that...