Morning Prayer 17 | Self-Control

Self-control is the final fruit of the Spirit Paul lists. Self-control is the ability to master oneself.  What does it mean to master oneself? How do we do that? 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 (ESV) … Continue reading Morning Prayer 17 | Self-Control

The Desperate Lunatic Rants of a Powerless Control Freak

Recently, I had an experience where nothing was going according to my script. I could feel my blood pressure rising, my heart constricting, and the blood pushing through my veins. My head nearly exploded. You know the feeling? Fortunately, I recognized what was happening and resisted the temptation to start the War to End All … Continue reading The Desperate Lunatic Rants of a Powerless Control Freak