In learning to capture my thoughts and make them obedient to Christ (2 Cor 10:5), I remembered a time when I was studying the work of Brene Brown and she brought up the idea of Catastrophizing. Catastrophizing is when you take a joyful situation and mentally turn it into a disaster, causing high anxiety and …

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The Surface

The Top – rise to the surface;             gasp for a new breath. The Hard – don’t go beyond the surface;               it’s messy down there. The Soft – feel the fuzzy surface;               there is comfort there. Take me, Lord. There is no growth on the surface. Growth comes from deep within. Meet me …

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Blurred Vision

If you wear contacts or glasses, this will have a bit more of an impact for you. But even if you don’t, you will “see” what I am talking about. When my oldest son, Jalen, was 10 years old, he brought a note home from school saying he needed to get his eyes checked. So …

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