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Why “God won’t give you more than you can handle” is a LIE!

The title just kind of puts it out there, right? The old saying that “God won’t give you more than you can handle” is a big fat lie. He will give you more than you can handle. If you’re a slow learner like me, He will give you more than you can handle a lot. Why would He do that? After all, isn’t His love for you endless, beyond comprehension? Doesn’t He want only the best for His children? Yes, it is and He does. But you, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding … Read more

Oversharing in Social Media

oversharing in social media

How much is too much? What would you think if a friend posted a message about the death of a family member or her lingering depression? Would you think, “Ew. I wish she wouldn’t overshare.” Somehow, I doubt it. You would offer your condolences. You would check up on her, maybe send a card or flowers. You would say prayers for her. Women’s Health magazine polled 500 women about oversharing in social media and shared the results on their website. According to those polled, posting “an emotional message” is oversharing, TMI in a space apparently meant only for pleasantries. According … Read more