Archive for January, 2013

Our lives are exposed in a way like never before. Cell phones can be used to collect pictures and videos,and many people don’t even realize they have been recorded. There is also the modern day paper trail, in the form of cell phone bills, or even by snooping in someone’s phone. In these ways, our […]

God sees the good in you

Posted: 22nd January 2013 by accepted in Uncategorized

As I get older, I have begun to realize how much people hurt themselves with self criticism. I think it’s a much bigger problem than conceit. Of course people will always battle with vanity, hypocrisy, selfishness,etc. But I believe that many of us treat ourselves very harshly in our inner lives. The part of us […]

God can help you cope with painful thoughts

Posted: 17th January 2013 by accepted in Uncategorized

The past few days, I’ve been fighting a battle in my own mind. I’ve not been feeling well lately, with nausea and abdominal pain, coupled with uncontrolled anxiety. I’ve had IBS since I was five, but lately it’s been worse than usual, with the new addition of persistent nausea and a loss of appetite. It’s […]

I’ve made mistakes, and God still loves me

Posted: 10th January 2013 by accepted in Uncategorized

We all make mistakes. And all of us have regrets. I’ve hurt people, not even realizing the extent of my wrongs until many years later. I am a kind and loving person, but that hasn’t kept me from making bad choices that affected other people. I am truly humbled when I look back at my younger […]

Let God love you in the new year

Posted: 7th January 2013 by accepted in Uncategorized

I usually don’t make new year’s resolutions. And it certainly is not because I don’t need to change things about myself! 🙂 It’s notoriously difficult to make these resolutions stick, and January doesn’t tend to be my most chipper time of year. After Christmas is over, I feel a little let down, and it’s hard […]

God’s mercy for us inspires our mercy for others

Posted: 4th January 2013 by accepted in Uncategorized

God is merciful. He is willing to forgive us when we do wrong, and love us despite our faults. It can be difficult to understand how God loves us unconditionally, even when we do things that we know He doesn’t want us to do. We’re used to the way of the world that says to […]