Tag: Spiritual growth

Bring it On!

This is a post I wrote for http://contagiousjoy4him.com/ Abraham Lincoln said: “He never asked us to do something great.” (After being asked, “What did you think of the sermon, Mr. President?”) Paul said, “For me to live is Christ, to die is gain.” [Phil. 1:21] Jesus said, “Whoever wants to become great among you must be…

Confessions of a Romantic

On a whim I started to title this post, “Whatever Happened to Romance”, and accidentally sent an empty post– with only the title (oops!), before I realized that it might be a bad idea, since my husband has been blogging with the same title, http://dougmunton.com/2013/07/24/whatever-happened-to-sunday-school/ and http://dougmunton.com/2013/07/18/whatever-happened-to-discipleship/. I decided it would be too funny! …and…

Playing Defense When We Should Be On the Offense

This is the topic no one seems to want to talk about–Girls or Guys.  Moms or Dads. Parents or teenagers. Girls get defensive and guys run. I know I’m tackling this at my own risk, but this is a topic that, the more I study Scripture and research the topic, the more passionate I’ve become.…

Scripture Challenge: Numbers

In case you missed the last post and you are following my Scripture Challenge @  https://wateringcanblog.com/2013/05/06/scripture-challenge-a-verse-from-every-book-in-the-bible/ Here’s the verse we are memorizing for the Book of Numbers: If you are trying this with me and haven’t commented yet on the blog page, please let me know–I’ll be printing all the verses out on scripture memory…

The Greatest Fear

“There’s nothing to fear but fear itself.” World English Dictionary fear— n 1. a feeling of distress, apprehension, or alarm caused by impending danger, pain, etc 2. a cause of this feeling 3. awe; reverence: fear of God 4. concern; anxiety 5. possibility; chance: there is no fear of that happening 6. for fear of…