Tag: Devotional

Kindness is not People Pleasing

One day recently, I had a dream that I kept saying yes to people, and it turned out detrimental to my mental health. Before this dream, I remember being so concerned with kindness. But kindness, for me, equated to people pleasing and avoiding all conflict. After that dream, something just clicked, and I realized that…

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Sin Doesn’t Disqualify Us

Whenever I feel that God is calling me to do something, I get nervous. I think about how unfit I am, how I’m not as knowledgeable as I can be, how I sin, etc. One day as I was wrestling with these fears, I thought, well, even if all these things are true, that doesn’t…

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Created on Purpose

Yet you, Lord, are our Father.     We are the clay, you are the potter;     we are all the work of your hand. Isaiah 64:8 NIV You were created on purpose for a purpose. We are vessels to get God’s will out, and how beautiful and miraculous it is that He would choose us specifically to…

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Fears of the Future

I’ve been feeling slightly nervous/anxious lately about the future. With all the political tension, frequent violence, war preparations, etc… it’s been hard to watch and read the news without feeling that something is about to happen. Recently, as I began feeling overwhelmed by these fears of the future, I knew I needed to go to…

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The Battle in Our Minds

Have you ever heard the saying, “The battle is won or lost in your mind?” The more I hear and think about these words, the more I realize the truth in them. How many times do we set our minds on a goal or a dream, to later forget it or decide not to do…

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The Weight of Perfection

I wish I could say it’s easy for me to spend quiet, uninterrupted time with God. I wish I could say every time I find myself in a situation where I can offer the Gospel, I do. I wish I could say every time I sit down to hear from God in His word, I…

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