James: Wisdom From Above and Below

In John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress, the main character, Christian, ran into a man on his journey towards removinghis burden and reaching heaven. The man he met was named Mr. Worldly Wiseman. He told Christian that there was an easier way to remove his burden. He said he was older and wiser so his words… Continue reading James: Wisdom From Above and Below

James: Teaching and the Tongue

I don’t want to write this blogpost. In fact, passages in the Bible like this make me wait to call it quits on Failing Forward all together. It makes me want to cancel my women’s group study from here on out. And it definitely makes me want to throw off my fantasies of writing a… Continue reading James: Teaching and the Tongue

James: Endurance, Wisdom, and Impartiality

It might be the awkward homeschooler in me, but I am not very good at small talk. Sure, while I worked in customer service for a short period of time I learned to start and carry on short conversations with people I didn’t know well. But when it comes to someone I’m closer to, someone… Continue reading James: Endurance, Wisdom, and Impartiality