Wasteland Kings

Tag: Desire

I once experienced an impactful incident which involved a girlfriend and a Starbucks order. In the courtship phase of this relationship, I would bring coffee to said girl when we met at church. It was my ‘subtle’ way of expressing interest in her. When I asked her what she wanted from Starbucks, she’d always give me a simple order. I assumed she didn’t want to ask for something too expensive and didn’t think twice about it. Her order stayed the…

Whether it’s getting married or watching your football team win it all, we all have a few unsatisfied desires. While these desires have previously caused some friction in my relationship with God, I’m slowly learning to see them as opportunities. These unsatisfied desires can help my relationship with God instead of hurt it and that completely depends on how I see them. I’ve noticed that when it comes to unsatisfied desires I assume that I understand them. I came to…

I have a desire for God’s love and grace. The only problem is that slowly, but surely, I have become numb to this desire. I have become conditioned to living without it and spend most of my days convinced that I have already experienced enough of God’s love and grace. I must break this conditioned state of my heart in order to really start experiencing God’s love on a consistent basis. This conditioned state is kind of like how we…

Every now and then I get to experience the presence of God and the joy that accompanies that experience. Whenever this happens, I walk away from the experience knowing that I can never get enough of God and the joy that His presence brings me. This unquenchable thirst brings to light the true nature of my heart and the eternal satisfaction it was made for. It’s kind of odd to talk about an unquenchable thirst because I can get too…

Recently, a hacker leaked naked photos of multiple celebrities. This leak and our reaction say quite a bit about our culture and how we see women. What they say is not good. These leaked pictures of celebrities bring to light how the internet and pornography have warped our minds and twisted our perception when it comes to women. Like frogs slowly boiling in water, we have stopped seeing women as God’s children or people for that matter. This recent controversy…

“By day the LORD commands his steadfast love, and at night his song is with me, a prayer to the God of my life.” – Psalms 42:8 When I read about God’s steadfast love, I usually feel this growing sense of obligation to get my act together. Instead of obligation, God actually wants to create a desire in me. God wants me to desire His incredible and steadfast love. Simply put, He’s trying to attract my heart. Attraction is an…

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