“Some of us don’t love the spotlight. And we’ve all been through seasons we don’t want displayed before the world.
Seasons that send you reeling as the hits just keep coming. Seasons that make you look “less than” in the eyes of the world. Seasons that raise more questions than answers.
These are the seasons when the glare of light can sting our eyes and leave us ducking for cover. These are the seasons when we want to run from the lampstand straight into the nearest bushel we can find.
But that is exactly what the enemy wants us to do…”
“To more than a few of us, the Labor Day holiday can’t come soon enough.
More than a few of us are all too familiar with the feeling that—instead of running our own lives—our lives are running us. A never-ending cycle of demands we can never quite stay on top of, leaving us out of breath and out of solutions.
But whether life’s pressures keep us on the front lines, or relegate us to the sidelines, it is important to understand where our true source of direction, guidance, and ultimate victory will come from…”
“As July wanes into August, thoughts of education are waxing into focus for many families. The anticipation of preschool, primary, secondary, and college classes for the cherished future we seek to bestow upon our children.
But in this season of sending children off in search of knowledge, perhaps the more valuable question is should we also send them—and ourselves—in search of wisdom?”