…I realized how naive I was. My aunt Tina was right: this stuff does exist, and it does hurt people, and although there are lots of people at Liberty who condemn violence against gays–including Dr. Falwell himself–the number of students who want to give them the Goliath treatment isn’t zero. In fact, the number who live in my room isn’t zero.
Connect with positive people who will stand in faith with you and lift you up in prayer. Study the Word of God and put your faith in action, for the Bible declares, “Faith without deeds is dead” (James 2:26)
Any dream is a possibility.
Life is a long travel. The end of the journey is often unpredictable.
I have given Him my faith, and sworn my allegiance to Him; how, then, can I go back from this, and not be hanged as a traitor?
When we feel too drained to move forward, God is right there with us, ready to tenderly revive and restore us.
[Home educator] take time during the holidays to catch your breath and enjoy homeschooling in a new, refreshing way (and to learn the value of bookmarks like I did.)
I imagined the sound of whips on black backs and the roar of the overseer over the cry of mothers being separated from their babies. I pulled on all the strength I had not to shot out every valuable leaded pane of glass in that stinking house.
What a joyful journey, to travel with the Lord.
To be spiritually alive is to live in repentance. Spiritually dead are those Christians who never weep over their sins or who have long ceased to do so. Dead – in God’s eyes – are those Christians who can no longer rejoice over God’s forgiveness. Whenever this joy is missing, even if we may call ourselves committed Christians, there is something wrong in our lives.