The Motivation of Order: The Stability of Balance

Believe me, I’d love to be uber-organized, but no matter how hard I try to get my ducks organized in a row, one of them always gets away. Over the years I have learned that when I elevate the importance of organization over relationships, the house may be ship shape, but I fall short of what God desires for my family. I have learned that nothing is perfect and that family life is an amazing, wonderful, frustrating, beautiful mess some days.

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Life on the Vine: Lessons in Abiding Part 1

You may be sitting there thinking, “Yeah yeah, I know I need to abide”—yet at the same time, we are running around trying to fit everything in and we are shriveling on the vine. Here’s the truth, Friend, f we are too busy to abide in Christ, to have personal fellowship with Christ through the Word, then we are too busy. Period.

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