Consider the Ant…and a Serial Story

Consider the Ant…and a Serial Story

This summer, our church is in the middle of a series on the book of Proverbs with the “foolproof” goal of gaining wisdom. And the message from a couple weeks ago to “consider the ant” is still niggling at the back of my brain. “Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest.” (Proverbs 6:6-8 NIV) “Four

Quieting the Noise So I Can Think

Quieting the Noise So I Can Think

I hear voices. I wish they were just the characters of my latest work-in-progress clamoring to share their opinions about a recent plot twist. But, no. Lately I’ve been hearing the voices of doubt and confusion and guilt to the point they’re blocking out the true voices of faith, wisdom, and peace. While I’m still learning to listen, I’m also quieting the noise so I can think. The source of all this mental turmoil is