Wasteland Kings

Tag: rejection

Confidence is something that is easy to talk about and pretty difficult to actually obtain. I’ve heard the full range of opinions on how to gain confidence. Some people say that we just ‘need to be ourselves’ while others suggest we lose a few pounds and buy some new clothes. I’ve tried both of these suggestions and many others but I’ve found that only God’s love gives me the real confidence that I need. I discovered this truth from an…

Do you ever wish that you could go back and talk to your past self? I know that I wish that I could go back in time and tell my past self that, no matter how hard things get, everything is going to be alright. Finding hope has been difficult during some of this past decade and I would love to give some to my past self.   The really cool thing about God is that, no matter how difficult…

This series of articles on sarcasm started when a friend of mine pointed out that some of my sarcastic comments towards other people were kind of cutting. He and I both knew that most of my sarcasm was playful and that’s why he needed to take the time to point that out. Previously, I had justified my cutting comments with the fact that I just making a joke and that my friends knew that I didn’t mean what I said…

I wonder how many of us feel like the only person who doesn’t fit in at church? I don’t know about you, but I’ve felt like I’m going through initiation at a fraternity when stepping into church. Even when many of us find a small group and get plugged in, we still fight the feeling of being an outsider. A good deal of this problem comes from our unhealthy tendency to compare ourselves to each other. Because we compare ourselves…