How Fasting Promotes Compassion

I wonder if one of the reasons we don’t stop is to keep ourselves from feeling. When I was in college, I went with a few buddies to a local wing joint. They had about 20 levels of “hotness” for their wing sauce. By no means were we going to eat anything associated with “mild.” … Continue reading

The Kind of Fast God Chooses

Sometimes you don’t know what’s important to you until it’s gone. It’s a common understanding, but it holds a profound truth. Yet most of the time we think about it in regards to the things we love and take for granted. “You don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone.” It’s easy for all of … Continue reading

Is God Listening?

Perhaps I’ve taken for granted that God hears my prayers. As His child, I know He loves me. ¬†Through the Word and prayer there is this beautiful, relational dance where I am growing closer with my great, saving Father. He speaks to me and desires for me to speak to Him. But the Word also … Continue reading

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