Submission to others as a child of God

(Image Credit) Who do you submit to? I know, it's a weird thought isn't it? Uncomfortable. I feel defensive as soon as I ask it. "I don't submit to anyone!" Is my instinctual reaction. But it's really not true. We all submit to other people in our lives. If we didn't, anarchy would reign. We… Continue reading Submission to others as a child of God

Christian Submission: The eagle dive of freedom

Someone once said to me, " If you only submit yourself to people you agree with you're not submitting yourself to anyone. You're hanging out with people you agree with, but you're not submitting yourself to anyone."  The point being, at the root of what it means to submit yourself to another person is the… Continue reading Christian Submission: The eagle dive of freedom

confessions of a conflict-avoider

I once lied to my husband and kids about who drank the last cup of coffee. As soon as the words came out of my mouth I thought, "Sheila, you just lied to avoid conflict about coffee." I realized how rediculous it was, lying about coffee. "Eh-hum, I'm sorry guys." The boys were getting ready… Continue reading confessions of a conflict-avoider