A Towel, Not a Title

“Jesus knew that the Father had given him authority over everything and that he had come from God and would return to God. 4 So he got up from the table, took off his robe, wrapped a towel around his waist.”   John 13:3-4, NLT Jesus was always constant.  Nothing could erode His place orContinue reading “A Towel, Not a Title”

Simple Discipleship, [Understanding]

Each of us who are broken believers will take the following steps. This is simple discipleship. These four will be at the root of everything we do. Our mental illness may influence this walk, but it can’t derail the process. Because it is a supernatural one, everyone starts at the same spot— whether we’ve anContinue reading “Simple Discipleship, [Understanding]”

The Sheer Hopelessness of Mental Illness

This was written in March of 2012. Right or wrong, it was where I was at with my illness. I hope it will bless, and bring hope into that situation that seems very hopeless: “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted     and saves the crushed in spirit.” Psalm 34:18 Depression can feel hopeless. I’ve seemedContinue reading “The Sheer Hopelessness of Mental Illness”

All About Flawed Lives, [Hope]

“Accepting the reality of our broken, flawed lives is the beginning of spirituality not because the spiritual life will remove our flaws but because we let go of seeking perfection and, instead, seek God, the one who is present in the tangledness of our lives.“  — Michael Yaconelli The principle is sound. We let goContinue reading “All About Flawed Lives, [Hope]”