June 25, 2012

Independent Spirit

Posted in Christianity at 9:12 pm by Staci Hart Mauney

“I can do all this through him who gives me strength…” Phil. 4:13

Several years ago, I often tried to complete tasks by myself in order to avoid being a bother by asking for help. When I decided to trim some low hanging tree branches by driving the pickup under them and placing the ladder in the bed of the truck, I realized that I had made a poor decision when the ladder began to wobble as I climbed to the second step. Thankfully, I didn’t get hurt, and the Lord used this incident to get my attention and show me that my pride and stubbornness were stumbling blocks to me – and to others as well since I was to be an example to those around me. Read the rest of this entry »