Think of the times you’ve had to leave home for an extended period of time, going off to school or perhaps even getting married. Some of the most comforting and reassuring words we can hear from our parents are these, “If you ever need anything, doesn’t matter day or night, just call, we’ll be here.” Even though there may be apprehension and probably some anxiety about the unknown, somehow hearing those reassuring words help to make us feel calmer and less worried. We know we can trust our parents’ words and that they will indeed be there for us.
I am going to tell you one of my secrets. Listen closely. “I am no where close to where I want to be.” There. I said it. Now there’s no way for me to pretend I’m someone I’m not. One thing I want to always portray to my readers and to you, my friends, is this. I want to be real. You see, I’m on a journey and though I may not be where I want to be, with God’s help, I’m sure headed in the right direction. Of course there are days when I fall a few steps
Everything we do in life takes faith. But what exactly is faith? According to Hebrews 11:1 “Faith is confidence in what we hope for and reassurance about what we do not see.” Clear and simple. In the physical, it takes faith to sit on a chair or cross a bridge, believing they will hold up and not collapse under us. It takes faith to stand on our feet believing we will move from step to step and our legs will carry us. This faith is also required in our spiritual life. It is by this same faith we believe that