The art of communication is a tricky one. How do you distinguish when to say something, how to say it, and when you should just keep silent? Today, I’ll share some enlightening scriptures and personal lessons God has taught me on how to handle those situations. (Keep in mind, these are not strict formulas, but simply a summation of biblical principles to help guide you.) Let’s dive in. To Speak … [Read more...] about Should I Say Something?
Today's post, Overcoming Your Fear of Bad News, is for the girl whose too scared to turn on the 5' o clock news. Stop hugging your knees in that dark corner of the room and come 'ere a sec. It's story-time. Once upon a time... I was so afraid of bad news that I preferred to be ignorant of what was going on around me. I spared no effort to prevent myself from catching wind of the latest … [Read more...] about Overcoming Your Fear of Bad News
The decision to practice purity until marriage was one of my immediate struggles when I first considered following Christ. Sexual purity was a cross I knew I must be willing to bear as a Christian. Unfortunately, relationships go hand-in-hand with sex today. To announce that you are practicing abstinence, refraining from sex until marriage, for most people is to narrow your prospects down to … [Read more...] about When the Cross of Sexual Purity Feels Too Heavy
Rude. There I was, at the front desk, struggling to keep the phone receiver to my ear. The caller? Another angry woman with more expletives in her vocabulary than the urban dictionary. I was nearing the end of the call, getting ready to tell the woman exactly what she didn't want to hear: "No, ma'am that worker is not available. I can transfer you to their desk, and you could leave a voicemail if … [Read more...] about How to Deal with Rude People
How Should I Define “Success”? It’s only natural for passionate, driven people to desire success. Nobody wants to feel like their efforts are pointless, so we measure how significant and effective our efforts are by the amount of success we feel we’ve achieved. This could be a good or bad thing depending on how you define success. Christ followers are put in a peculiar position when it comes … [Read more...] about Success | Man’s Definition VS God’s Definition