Author Archives: Laura Navarro

The Pursuit of Holiness – Summary post

I began listening to The Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges in January. It was the free audio book from ChristianAudio. I also own the book so I was reading each chapter after I listened to it. This helps me … Continue reading

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Second verse, same…

Last two chapters of The Pursuit of Holiness touch on making it stick in every day life. He admits that we are called to be holy while living in a very unholy world. Surrounded by images and values and actions … Continue reading

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Habit is stronger than reason

The blog title is a quote attributed to George Santayana. And I would agree with it. I will do something because I’m used to doing it, even if I don’t “think” I should do it. Chapter 14 of The Pursuit … Continue reading

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What if I were to not want to?

Still reading along in The Pursuit of Holiness. Reaching the end soon actually. The  last post was on chapter 10  and the place of personal discipline. Chapter 11 gets a bit personal – the title of the chapter is Holiness … Continue reading

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But it’s so hard!

In reviewing my posts so far (it has been a little while since I found time to blog) I realized I skipped talking about chapter 8 of The Pursuit of Holiness. I understand why, given the topic I was trying … Continue reading

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Did someone mention running?

Well, it is that time of year. The weather and the lack of sunshine conspire to prevent my running. I know people run in the dark and the cold in lots of layers. But that just isn’t happening for me. … Continue reading

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Bible reading plans

Well, it seems my Valentines Day post will be about The Word – something I do love. but his delight is in the law of the Lord and on his law he meditates day and night. (Psalm 1:2 I am … Continue reading

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What I learned at yoga class

My sister (in-law for those keeping score) has a yoga studio and I love to go take a class when I can. (See my thoughts on yoga here.) I haven’t made it in the past few weeks due to a … Continue reading

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Working at it

I didn’t want this to get lost in the long post I just published, so here’s a shorter post to point to another helpful resource I ran across this month. Paul Tripp wrote a blog post on Desiring God about … Continue reading

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Just do it!

Still reading The Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges. Am I all alone? Chapter 6 was about indwelling sin and ongoing battle for holiness. Chapter 7 provides the encouragement that there is help in that battle. Bridges starts by pointing … Continue reading

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