Drops of heaven.

God can turn your tears into pearls. Tears can be like purifying water for our eyes. Though we can cry for many different reasons, God can use our tears to cause us to see things more like He does. The Bible says in Psalm 56:8 (esv), You have kept count of my tossings; put my…

Character speaks loudest.

Who we are weighs more than what we say. Up until my early twenties, I leaned towards thinking that people and their words were knit together. It wasn’t because I didn’t struggle to live up to what I said but I had a sincere desire to allow God to empower me to live everything He…

A moment of stillness (62).

Suffering can produce wisdom. The heart of the wise is in a house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in a house of pleasure. Ecclesiastes 7:4 There are lessons in life that we can only learn through suffering. God is never the author of pain but He masterfully weaves the bad in our…

A moment of stillness (59).

Virtue is what matters. Who can find a wife of noble character? She is far more precious than jewels. Proverbs 31:10 Character is not what is praised today. Shallow beauty is. The more appealing to the eye, the more a woman receives admiration. Most men appreciate external assets in women but what gives real beauty…

Stay true.

Refusing to let the world change you. Every day, our minds and hearts are forced into the mould of the world. We are told how to think, act, and look. Most people think that following the pull of the culture will give them a sense of identity and the approval of others. As Christians, we…

A fragrant offering.

Will your life bring God the highest of praise? Throughout history, there have been few who truly lived lives worthy of the calling they have received. These few were not afraid to stand alone or to be ridiculed because they didn’t fit the mold of the world around them. They did not rely on their…