In the bible’s book of Exodus, we learn that the children of Israel wandered in the wilderness for 40 years, because they refused to trust God and to do what he asked of them. God rescued them from Egypt, when they were held captive by Pharaoh. They complained and doubted every step of the way. They created their own gods to worship. In doing these things, they hindered their own progress. Their journey of about 200 miles, would have normally taken a couple of weeks to travel. Instead of leaving Egypt and arriving at the Promised Land in Canaan soon after, they spent 40 years struggling in the wilderness. (more…)
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After almost 7 years of marriage, you better believe I have learned quite a few things about love. I admit that some lessons were hard learned, as I kept trying to force things to be what I wanted them to be, or what I thought they should be, rather than allowing them to be what they actually were. (more…)