a fresh start

And yet it seems not matter how much encouragement and incentive He gives them to make good choices they have a propensity to fall back into rebellion and immorality. … I feel that no matter how hard I try to steer this ship, this home, in one direction it is constantly fighting to go the other way. … 18:30-31) In the same way, I need to offer my kids a fresh start and a new beginning.

i’m a criminal

a couple of weeks ago i listened to a sermon series via podcast by Andy Stanley called “It Came From Within“. it’s a great series overall, but one thing really grabbed me. in the first message of the series he mentions (about 17min into it) a survey in which people were asked, “if you could get away with any crime without any consequences, what would you do and would you do it?”

i’ve actually asked myself this question several times. actually a slight variation, “if i wasn’t a Christian, what kind of person would i be?”

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my answer is always “a thief”.

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princesses and pornography

i was confronted with something today that i can’t imagine my regular readers have ever had to deal with. i never even imagined myself writing on the topic.i sat down to write a new entry today and decided to first go online and see if there might already be blogs on princess living. i innocently …