Emotions are Scary

Emotions are Scary

You know, before Adam and Eve sinned, they were naked and unashamed. Once they disobeyed, they hid in the garden because they were naked and afraid (Genesis 3:10). I don’t think that concept is limited to clothing. Being exposed is scary. So we run and find...

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Forever Starts Now

Forever Starts Now

We all agree that Jesus was sinless, but sometimes we forget he experienced a full range of emotions without sinning. A brief scan of the gospel accounts of Jesus’ life reveal he experienced a lot of emotions. Love. Hope. Affection. Acceptance. Wonder....

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Emotions are Not the Enemy

Emotions are Not the Enemy

I don’t know about you, but I know I often find myself fighting my emotions. Don’t get me wrong. I do think we need to control ourselves where emotion is concerned, but there is a difference between fighting to control emotion and fighting emotion itself....

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I Forget, but I’m Not Forgotten

I Forget, but I’m Not Forgotten

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I struggle to experience God the way he’s presented in scripture: holy, loving, present. Probably because I have trouble experiencing myself the way scripture portrays me: human, with all the dignity and shame humanity...

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