Posts with the tag “obedience”
Choosing to Love
by Devon McCoy on June 25th, 2021
“If you love me, keep my commands.” John 14:15Do you believe in soul mates? Please don’t hate me for this, but I don’t. I promise I don’t hate love. I promise.There are a few reasons why I am the way that I am about this, but one of the biggest reasons is very simply because I believe it’s a choice to love. To love is to choose to love. Love is not just some bubbly feeling. It’s a choice. Whether ...
Perfection vs. Obedience
by Devon McCoy on June 23rd, 2021
For most of my life, I followed all rules without question. If there weren’t clear expectations or guidelines in a certain area, I would construct them myself. Constant responsibility and obedience were the only paths I knew that led to a sense of maintaining control and feeling loved. It was a wonder to me that you could have almost anything you wanted in this world by checking every box people wanted you to. Be quieter? Done. Ace every test? You got it. Keep a smile on my face? Easy. Don’t ever do X,Y and Z? I wouldn’t dream of it.