I’m bored.

Where exactly does boredom come from?  As we’ve learned this week, people (kids!) will kill out of boredom.

I was never that bored, and around puberty (as many people are), I was especially bored.  Lately though, I’ve found myself saying it more often than I’d like.  Even when I’m doing things, I’m bored.  I watch Netflix: bored.  At work: bored.  Walking: bored.  Church: bored. Homework: bored. Continue reading “I’m bored.”

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I’m not ready.

I’m not ready (for positive change, or what I want).

When is anyone ever fully ready for healing, transformation, change?   No one ever looks back and goes, “Oh yeah, I was totally ready for that big (or small) change in my life.”  Even when you know it’s coming like moving, a new job, marriage, birth, or even death, you can read all the articles and self-help books, get advice from friends, but in the end, you don’t know how the change is going to effect your life.  That’s okay!  Continue reading “I’m not ready.”

Perfection: I should have done better.

Nobody’s perfect… But you can feel pretty awesomely close to perfect! Take a deep breathe after each statement… Continue reading “Perfection: I should have done better.”

God will never forgive me.

Will God forgive me?  I certainly hope so.  But really, that’s not really what this post is about, it’s about when we feel so bad about something we did, we think God will never forgive us.  The fact is, we’re already forgiven, and really we’re struggling with forgiving ourselves.   Continue reading “God will never forgive me.”

I’ll never forgive myself.

LW16_192Forgiving yourself is one of the hardest things to do.  How in the world can you do it?  Just say the words to yourself.  Tough stuff. Let’s do this… Continue reading “I’ll never forgive myself.”