Christ's Glory, Not Mine

by science fiction author Andrea J. Graham

encouragement

Comfort for Anxiety, please, hold the guilt trip.

Meditating on God’s word is an effective way to counter lies both from our own anxious minds and spiritual attacks. When tempted, Christ himself defeated Satan by countering with what it was written in the Bible. I am a student of the practice, not a teacher. And please continue any medical treatment you are on, […]

From Broken to Set-Apart

When I began meal planning, I bought an awesome set of 32oz BPA-Free deli containers to store freezer meals in. Initially, I made them peel-off labels with contents and dates. After several months, the novelty wore off, and my inattentive-type ADD declared my labeling system was too complicated. I surrendered to my weak flesh and […]

Extraordinary

You are unique. So is everyone else. So being unique isn’t special. If you are breathing, you are at least a little evil (flawed and imperfect.) So is everyone else. That makes you normal. Welcome to the club. You are at least a little good. Some are so evil, they use even their good qualities […]

The God who Sees me, Strengthens me

27 Jacob, why do you say, and Israel, why do you assert: “My way is hidden from the LORD, and my claim is ignored by my God”? 28 Do you not know? Have you not heard? Yahweh is the everlasting God, the Creator of the whole earth. He never grows faint or weary; there is no limit to His understanding. 29 He gives strength to […]

Encourage One Another to What?

“Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” (1 Thessalonians 5:11) This verse begs a few questions. First, explicitly: why in the “therefore” and secondly what are encouraging, what are we building up in one another? Verses 8-10 answer both questions: But since we belong to the day, let us be […]