Lessons Learned on the Journey

Entries in the Self-Control category

Change My Heart, O Lord

The song “Change my heart, O Lord; make me ever new” is occasionally sung in my prayers much differently, “Change my life circumstances, O Lord; make me more comfortable”. It…

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Sin sneaks into my life in various ways, such as meditating on less noble things that lead to anger, resentment, or pride. The result is not good and I can become snarky. …

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Standing on the Promises

I used to make New Year’s resolutions, but I found that by mid-January I would be wallowing in failure. Positive change is good, but so very difficult. I have come to realize that striving for…

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Struggles on the Journey – My Enough

Not having enough is certainly a problem. A lack of food, money or medicine can be life-threatening and is experienced by many around the world. “Not enough” is a major problem in much…

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What Do I Want in Abundance?

When it comes to the issue of abundance, my mind automatically shifts to thoughts of material possessions - money, houses, and cars. This is rather embarrassing. I would want people to believe that I…

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