Salt and Light

A Reminder of Why We Are Here

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I live in a bubble. I have intentionally surrounded myself with like-minded friends. While my kids are “socialized”, we do get out of the house and interact with the world, our close friends are either a part of our church or our homeschool co-op. I’m definitely not saying this is a bad thing. We, as Christians, are called to be in community with other believers so I would say that it’s necessary.

Recently, however, my son started playing football in a community league. It has been an eye-opening experience. Apparently, I have become too comfortable in my shell of friends. All of us tend to parent, live, and act similarly because our primary goal is to honor Christ. This athletic endeavor has reminded me that not all people have that same mindset.

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Power, Love and Sound Mind

Dealing with a Spirit of Fear

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I have made a real effort to tackle fear lately. I’m tired of living in fear. For a long time, it was something I never even realized that I struggled against.

Fear manifests itself in many different ways, fear of man, fear of outcomes, fear of heartbreak, fear of success, fear of failure. But the root of it all is trust.

Trust in that God is who He says He is. Trust that He will do what is best for me not what I want him to do.

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