I've been living with my grandmother for almost a year now. I am now more psychologically and emotionally exhausted than I have ever been before in my life. If my grandmother lives much longer, I am going to HAVE to move out of her house. I have my own sanity to be concerned with. I am going to try to keep on with this for as much longer as I can, but I guarantee everybody that that won't be much longer.
In 'It Is All a Matter of Attitude'
When I was in college my professor, whom you never challenged for accuracy, told us this report of fish as a scientific fact. (Yes, I know, 'facts are facts' but he did describe the experiment; so some one actually spent time and money messing around with fish.) It seems that someone wanted to study reactions to various situations and relate it to behavioral growth in children. ('Fish and children' sounds like someone is 'angling' for
"God's Ultimate Concern"
In looking at creation, I have always seen the hand of God working to make something that He can love and receive love from at the same time. The whole history laid out in the bible, if we take it as a true revelation, seems to point to that one idea. If Jesus is the summation of what was started in Genesis one, than John 3:16 is more than just a banner at a sporting event, and shows us more than the eyes of Tim Tebow. (He has the verse reference painted
Lately, I haven't been doing a very good job of keeping the wrong things out of my mind.
I'm not denying for one instant that a large part of this is due to my own sin nature. But, having said that, a lot of the people around me aren't exactly helping the situation, either, to put it very, very mildly.
I can't help but be hesitant to accuse someone of not accepting any responsibility.
I understand more and more that when a person is frustrated, often
Anger, lust/covetousness, impatience, whatever your problem, if you are aware that it's a problem, consider yourself blessed.
Recently I was talking with a close friend, and as we shared our spiritual struggles with one another, knowing that our struggles are similar we began to realize just how God has blessed us. Not just because we have someone that understands us, and not just because that understanding helps us to know how to pray for one another, strengthening one another.