Wasteland Kings

Tag: struggles

Hey Everybody, I did an interview for a friend of mine named Barb Raveling. The interview is about struggling to find my identity in God instead of finding it in my writing. You can find the interview here at Barb’s blog. She’s a cool writer by the way. If you’ve got the time, I encourage you to checkout her blog and dig into her other material. I really enjoyed one of her books called the Renewing of the Mind Project…

I’ve got this little voice in my head that tells me I can make the life I want. It tells me the right mix of intelligence, word, and experience will get me where I want to be. My head has hit the pillow many nights while planning how I am going to make all of my dreams come true; I’m not talking about Disneyland either. The problem is this voice is wrong because I can’t make the life I want…

While keeping with the overall topic of need, we’re switching to a discussion about major problems and struggles. Some of our biggest needs come from the problems we face or the sins that steal our joy and peace. Most of us, myself included, would say our biggest need in these situations is for the problem or struggle to end. I’ve faced a few figurative mountains, struggles or problems, in my life and there always comes a point where I want…

Recently one of my pastors pointed out that worry is a sin because God tells us through both Jesus and Paul to not worry (Matt 6:34 & Philippians 4:6). That revelation has become a real problem for me because my default approach to every problem is worry. Trying to not worry has felt like relearning how to walk and surprisingly it’s been absolutely worth it. I didn’t realize that worrying was robing me of life and strength until I started…