The Parable of the Sower Part II/Dealing with a Root of Rejection and Perfectionism

  Matthew 13:20-21 “As for what was sown on the thin (rocky) soil, this is he who hears the Word and at once welcomes and accepts it with joy; yet it has no real root in him, but is temporary (inconstant, lasts but a little while); and when affliction or trouble or persecution comes on…

Read More

The Parable of the Sower Part I/Going Through Trials and Depression

In the parable of the sower found in Matthew 13 and Luke 8, Jesus talks about four different types of soil that describe four different conditions of a person’s heart.  He says the seed is the word of God and the first type of soil he describes is the traveled road (or hardened ground; this…

Read More

Thankful for my Journey

Thanks be to God who leads us, wherever we are, on his own triumphal way and makes our knowledge of him spread throughout the world like a lovely perfume! II Corinthians 2:14 (Phillips Translation). Since we are approaching Thanksgiving, I have been thinking about all the things I am thankful for, family, good friends, my…

Read More