Chained by Your Past

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.”  ~C.S. Lewis

Imagine how different your life would be if you lived with this truth before your eyes. Fear would be cast out. Doubt, regret, anxiety, and hopelessness would have no place in your life. Think of the worst thing you have done, the one that weighs you down with guilt, that is always present in the back of your mind, reminding you of how worthless you are. Think of the countless times you have fallen back into the same patterns of sin, unable to extricate yourself from the depths of your own depravity. Think about the decisions you made in your life that broke your own heart as well as the hearts of others, those moments you would give anything to change. If you had but one more chance, you would go back and force yourself to make the right choice, altering your future forever.

   But God doesn’t want you to change your past.  Continue reading “Chained by Your Past”

An Artificial World

Social media. It’s a wonderful invention, isn’t it? All you have to do is whip out your phone, and you are able to contact whomever you want, whenever you want. Without a doubt, there are numerous benefits to technology: the speed of communication, the ability to stay in touch with those who live at a distance, the ease of keeping up with current events. However, as with most modern technology, there is a serious downside to it which we cannot ignore. Continue reading “An Artificial World”