Those Who Are Called

Oh Paul, if only it were that easy. Paul didn't have to answer to his Great Aunt Bessie at every family wedding, who lamented over whether or not he would ever find the right girl and settle down.   Paul didn't have a mother who kept hounding him about making her a grandmother.  Paul wasn't playing house at preschool, didn't receive Wedding Day Barbie for Christmas.  He wasn't surrounded by Bridal Magazines on every check out shelf, nor was he feeling like he was "always the groomsman, never the groom". 

When It Hurts

We can guard our hearts against being hurt again, by surrounding ourselves with people who give wise counsel. Guarding our heart also means that we are reading the Word, praying, and leaning into the guidance of the Holy Spirit in our lives.

Taming The Tongue

Gossip is a like a spider web. Have you ever walked down a sidewalk and into a web? You couldn't see it coming and you may not have immediately realized you walked into it. But, as your senses catch up you realize what you have done... if you are like me, panic follows.