People Pleaser

We are created by God and our worth is from Him. He says we are worthy. Our identity is found in Christ. Yet, we find ourselves not focused on pleasing the One who sent His only Son. We find ourselves not remembering our identity is in Christ alone. As we do life in this world, … Continue reading People Pleaser

Undistracted Devotion

It’s too easy to become distracted today. We have everything available at our fingertips. This wealth of stuff can take our attention away from being present. Our smartphones by themselves can cause us to disengage from the task at hand. Today’s verse speaks of being undistracted. We read in 1 Corinthians 7:35: “I am trying … Continue reading Undistracted Devotion

Celebrate and Weep

The Bible tells us to celebrate and weep with other people. During good times, rejoice. During change and loss, grieve. It’s simple but yet not simple at all. Romans 12:15 says, “Celebrate with those who celebrate, and weep with those who grieve” (TPT). This requires some kind of connection and attention. That’s where there is … Continue reading Celebrate and Weep

Drawing Attention

Paul gives specific instructions for women. This passage is a difficult one for many women to swallow. Many times it is misunderstood. Contemporary readers typically shut their ears to the truth in these words. It is important, whether you are a man or woman, to understand what Paul is referencing in these verses. The reason … Continue reading Drawing Attention

Look After

If you are the older sibling, you might have heard the phrase “look after” your brother or sister. If you are in a management position, your job is to “look after” whatever you are managing, and this usually includes a group of people. When you have children, you “look after” them. Looking after someone requires … Continue reading Look After