Lessons Learned on the Journey

Entries in the Humility category

Is God Enough?

Is God sufficient for all my needs? "Of course!" is my reflex response. But what am I really thinking? "If only I had this or that; if only my circumstances were different, then I…

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Strive or Surrender?

The world always told me to strive, and I listened. I studied hard through years of education and I worked diligently all my life. Even The Church encouraged me to strive: in Bible reading, prayer,…

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Critical Heart or Merciful Heart?

Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? Matthew 7:3 NIV …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Who Gets the Praise?

How can you believe, if you accept praise from one another and don't seek the praise that comes from the only God? John 5:44 NET …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Do you want to get well?

Do you want to get well? John 5:6b …

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Questions

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes, …

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Don't Forget the "Ancient Path"

I love new ideas and “out of the box” solutions to the challenges in my daily life. Today it is easier than ever to find them as I “google” my life’s problems. But do…

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Tenderness

Tenderness is not an often sought after virtue. In fact, the dictionary defines it in terms of weakness. Actually, godly tenderness is strength at its fullest. When seen and experienced, tenderness…

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My Post-Election Attitudes

After such a contentious election season in the United States, I am left fatigued and struggling with a wide range of emotions. How should I as a follower of Jesus respond? …

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Struggles on the Journey - My Hubris

Hubris – excessive pride and a sense of self-importance - is a constant temptation for me. Yet if you knew me well, you would understand that my hubris constantly rubs shoulders with the…

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