Daily Living · Whispers of Faith

The Anguish and Reward of Cross-Bearing

The culture says, “Follow your heart.” The culture says, “Do what feels good.” The culture says, “Indulge your desires, your fantasies, your longings – they are there for a reason.” Christ says, in Luke 9:23, “‘If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” If… Continue reading The Anguish and Reward of Cross-Bearing

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A Book Review of Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

In terms of reading, this year is off to a great start. The first book I finished, Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport, inspired me in new ways to approach this year with even more intention. His thought-provoking research and practical suggestions for curating a life of value was exactly what I needed at the beginning… Continue reading A Book Review of Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

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Top Ten Lessons Learned in 2020

If ever there was a year to learn things, it was this one. Lessons I never expected. Lessons I never would have chosen on my own. Lessons that were painfully necessary. Lessons that have deepened my faith and challenged my mind. Just a quick glance back over this year’s blog posts show me such a… Continue reading Top Ten Lessons Learned in 2020