Blessed

When Jesus saw his ministry drawing huge crowds, he climbed a hillside. Those who were apprenticed to him, the committed, climbed with him. Arriving at a quiet place, he sat down and taught his climbing companions. This is what he said: “You’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope. With less of you there …

The Weed of Envy

By Bethany Bettenhausen  “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy . . .” 1 Cor. 13:4a Merriam Webster defines envy as feeling resentful toward someone on account of an advantage which she possesses. In other words, someone has something that you’d like, and instead of feeling happy for her, you feel resentful …