He allows my heart to be broken so that love and compassion can flow freely into the lives of those around me.
via The Value of Broken Things — Dark Side of the Moon
Psalm 51:17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
Psalm 147:3 He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.
Passion is not sinful and purity is not prudish, nor are they mutually exclusive. You can have both.
via His Lordship — Dark Side of the Moon
Romans 13:14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
Hello Peeps! Today, I want to tell of you a story of when I obeyed the prompting of the Holy Spirit in a situation that I didn’t expect. I was riding on the train one day going home from work and all of a sudden I smelt this strong overpowering smell of smoke like as […]
via Obeying the Prompting of the Holy Spirit — Sherline’s Watchu Thinkin’ Blog
What kind of a God is it who asks everything of us?
via Living by Dying — Dark Side of the Moon
John 12:24-25 Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it abides alone: but if it dies, it brings forth much fruit. He that loves his life shall lose it; and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.
Bringing anything at all into order—a messy room, a wild horse, a recalcitrant child—involves some expenditure. Time and energy at least are required. Perhaps even labor, toil, sacrifice, and pain.
via Unruly Affections — Dark Side of the Moon
Galatians 5:24 And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.
To ‘coexist’ is to tolerate and embrace other religions. I get that the noble idea of “can’t we all just get along” and I will do my best to be kinder than necessary to anyone I come in contact with, however, my christian faith commands me to “stand guarded, confident and ready to give […]
This article is a very good read. Sadly, many of those seeking tolerance for themselves are unwilling to extend it to others. To be honest, coexistence simply isn’t possible, for the Bible tells us not to be unequally yoked with unbelievers. But at the same time, Christ does tell us to love them. Only through Christ can we genuinely love those who are opposed to us without losing our distinction from them.
via Coexist is to contradict — Love Joy Balance
Autumn leaves astir Whispering their golden hush
via Golden Hush — Dark Side of the Moon
“I was perplexed because it seemed to me He should prevent it, but He doesn’t.”
See the entire post via Passion Is a Battleground — Dark Side of the Moon
2 Corinthians 10:4-5 (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ.
He left a boy. He came back a Marine.
Sharing this in honor of my son Matthew Rueger, a current Marine Corps Reservist; my nephew Tracy Adams, USMC retired; and my brother David Umphers, former USMC, deceased.
Happy Birthday to the United States Marine Corps from one proud MoM!
Family Day, the day before his graduation from boot camp, 11 September 2015
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via 242nd USMC Birthday Message – 2017
“I give Thee back the life I owe” —owe? Why owe? It’s my life, isn’t it?
via The Life I Owe — Dark Side of the Moon
1 Corinthians 6:19-20 What? Know you not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which you have of God, and you are not your own? For you are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.