Tag: 1Thessalonians

  • Trust God’s Presence: Overcome Helplessness

    Trust God’s Presence: Overcome Helplessness

    Have you ever run into a problem and could not fix it? How do you overcome helplessness? Parents run into this issue all of the time. Our kids struggle at school, and we have to sit back and let them experience the struggle. We can’t take the struggle away. We can’t make it easier. Teachers…

  • How Can We Really Love with All of Our Hearts, Souls, and Minds?

    How Can We Really Love with All of Our Hearts, Souls, and Minds?

    I love the scripture that talks about loving God with all of our heart, soul, and mind. We are whole people. Though sometimes our lives can seem like little boxes… …the work me. …the home me. …the church me. In reality, we cannot separate ourselves into these types of silos. Of course, we will try.…

  • Interruption Report: Let’s Talk About Teachers

    Interruption Report: Let’s Talk About Teachers

    Let’s interrupt our regular Proverbs3Three content to talk about teachers.

  • My Biggest Fear

    My Biggest Fear

    As I come up on the 2-month anniversary of this little blog, I thought I should make a confession. I am terrified every time I click publish. There are many reasons to be afraid. People are unkind, and the internet can be a cruel place. Vulnerability is hard, but important for good writing. Imposter syndrome…

  • Developing a Rhythm of Continuous Prayer

    Developing a Rhythm of Continuous Prayer

    “Pray continually” (1 Thessalonians 5:17, NIV). “Pray without ceasing” (ESV). “Never stop praying” (NLT). “Pray constantly” (CSB). “Pray all the time” (MSG). In case you still need one more, here it is in the greek (screen shot from the Blue Letter Bible app): Wow, these translations really drive the point home, don’t they? The command is…

  • 6 Practical Ways to Demonstrate Thankfulness

    6 Practical Ways to Demonstrate Thankfulness

    Gratitude. Thankfulness. How often would you say you experience these feelings? They are powerful emotions that have the ability to transform our perspectives and the perspective of those around us. When we express thankfulness, we not only acknowledge the goodness and kindness we receive but also cultivate a positive mindset and foster stronger relationships. Let’s…

  • Welcome

    Welcome

    I’ve had this idea to start a blog forever…well, it seems like a long time anyway. I find myself lacking courage to move forward. Today, I am feeling brave. Today, I know that even if my words are only read by a few, they matter. So, what is the purpose of this? Why even spend…