Some brief thoughts…

As I sit here in my favorite spot, contemplating the biblical lessons found in Le Fanu's ghost story, The Familiar, it has become very clear to me why gothic literature is so dear to my heart.  Gothic writers do not hold back, they are not afraid to explore any topic despite how controversial it may … Continue reading Some brief thoughts…

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Useful Resources for Battling Oppression

Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit  should restore that person gently. But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted. Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. ~Galatians 6:1-2 When I was working through the bondage caused by the … Continue reading Useful Resources for Battling Oppression

The Evil I do not want to do…

“…I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate…So now it is no longer I who do it, but sin that dwells within me. For I know that nothing good dwells in me…for I have the desire to do what is right, but not the ability to carry it out. For I do not do the good I want, but the evil I do not want is what I keep on doing” (ESV Ro 7.15-20).