How do you remember what’s important?

This post isn’t about time management! “So then, brothers and sisters, stand firm and hold fast to the teachings we passed on to you, whether by word of mouth or by letter.” (2 Thessalonians 2:15) Practically speaking, what could it look like to stand firm and hold fast to the things God has taught you? My nature is to be impulsive–this …

reflection: self-control

When I hear people talk about a lack of self-control, they are usually looking back on some impulsive action, typically with regret. “Self-control” is mislabeled. That is to say, when I lack self control, who then, is in control? For this discussion, we will not leave the realm of personal responsibility. Let’s take a deeper look: When we have too …