Category Archive: 'Always Peachy'

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Upset your fruit basket

When I’m frustrated, I ask for patience, or when I’m tempted I ask for self-control. But those are Fruit of the Spirit I already have. Why am I asking?

even if life turns upside-down

Even if life turns upside-down

None of us have the power to change much of anything in our lives, not without help. When we get to these points in life (and all of us do), we have to hold on to something.

Donut Girl check your attitude

Check that attitude, Donut Girl

I bought donuts on Sunday morning, and the Donut Girl reminded me how important my attitude is when I’m representing someone else.

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Burdens are too much to bear alone

By bearing a friend’s burdens in my own strength, I’m not helping. I’m not there to help them carry their burden; I’m there to help them carry it to God.

Remember who God Is

Remember who God is

God could only buy back broken things, and He would be the greatest Hero ever. But remember that He takes it a step further. He redeems and restores.

Even Jesus needed a vacation

Jesus took intentional steps to rest. He made it a priority because He was human too, just like us. So if Jesus was intentional about rest, why aren’t we?

To make the road obvious

Check your directions. Remember your compass. Stay on the road God showed you at the beginning. And don’t try to make sense of life without Him.

Faith and common sense work together

Everyone has faith in something, and it doesn’t have to be religious. But faith doesn’t require you to turn your brain off.

Truth hurts enough without our help

I never wore expensive clothes when I worked at the library at Wichita State University. It wasn’t that we were unprofessional. I always looked nice. But we worked with ink daily, and no matter how hard you tried, you always ended up covered in it. So there was no point to spend money on expensive […]

God keeps track so I don’t have to

Everyone has people in their lives who are hurtful. But God isn’t blind. He isn’t ignoring you. And He isn’t ignoring them either.