Anxiety is the result of us losing control, the funny part is...thinking we ever had it. I’m not one that tends to worry a lot. I think the best outcomes are possible, everything will be ok and I walk with a whole lotta hope. BUT, even I can get wrapped up in the game of … Continue reading “Be anxious for nothing” Phil 4:6
Daily Devotion. For many of us toting tiny tots, daily devotion is simply waking up, drinking that first cup of coffee, reading that sweet verse that sits upon our intrusive phone and going about our day. Possibly praying in route, but not so much stimulated by the spirit as by the whiny kiddos in the … Continue reading Our daily dose of devotion….
Call it satan, spiritual warfare...life, but I have felt the hardening of my heart in circumstances only this world can offer. The disappointments of relationships, the unraveling of what was once mended, the fear of rejection creeping back in, the distance perceived between my spirit and Gods. It has sent me on a quest to … Continue reading The Presence of God in our Pain.
“For day after day they seek me out; they seem eager to know my ways, as if they were a nation that does what is right and has not forsaken the commands of its God. They ask me for just decisions and seem eager for God to come near them. ‘Why have we fasted,’ they … Continue reading Pride.
Trusting God to guide your ship means tossing the map overboard and strapping on your life vest. As much as this here planner would love to confirm Gods constant affirmation and itinerary of our next well thought out step, I’d be lieing to put it simply. When was the last time you were conflicted with … Continue reading Step 1: Ask, Step 2: Trust
The moment you wake up and realize things are not as they once were. Your view has been shifted and your outcome is no longer secure in the facts and evidence you once held in your tightly clenched hands. Where your future is now murky and your destination is anywhere but right here. Loss is … Continue reading Loss
Imagine, you and your new husband have just received the news that he’s being relocated. There is a sense of excitement and apprehension, leaving what you have known your whole life, yet exploring the possibilities of what’s to come. After traveling hundreds of miles to your new city, you see that it’s in pretty bad … Continue reading Second story.
People trump programs. This is one of the valuable lessons I took from a leadership training I attended yesterday. That while programs have purpose and create structure among the chaos, they can not run without the people. As Bob Goff says, "Organizations have programs. People have friends." It is in the friendships, the community, the … Continue reading People Trump Programs.
I'm creating a community, not a brand. You hear this more and more now that businesses are starting up 'virtually' everywhere (pun intended). That Instagram (my personal fav) has become a platform to build the "brand" that you are wanting to sell. You are portraying the person or idea that you are essentially wanting others … Continue reading Girlfriends are better than gold.
As I'm learning more about my faith, trust and the God of our creation, I can't help but self reflect on the idiosyncrasy's of my own being. Personality or individual traits that I would defend as God-given. While I do still see truth in that we were all created uniquely and with purpose, I now … Continue reading Control.