The mind of man plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps. (NASB) According to Proverbs and the rest of Scripture, we’re commanded to make plans for the future knowingour plans may be altered, redirected, or nullified by God’s purpose. All my life I’ve believed this is because God knows our future, the end… Continue reading Take 5: Make Your Plans. But God Directs Your Steps
Hard work is a vital component to our Sabbath rest. Sounds like a contradiction, doesn’t it? I thought so too. Until. I realized IT’ WASN’T! I’ve always read Genesis 2:2 as: ‘On the seventh day God rested.’ But that’s not what’s written. It actually says: On the seventh day God had finished His work of… Continue reading Rest: Six Work Principles From God’s Work of Creation
During these 10 day I’m sending my son, Tyler, encouraging quotes and messages while he attends the JRob 10-day Intensive Wrestling Camp in Iowa. My goal is to inspire him, to give him something to hang on to when things get hellacious, when his asthma acts up, when his muscles are past burning and have… Continue reading Failure. Resilience. Success.
Time management is complicated. There are so many distractions, things, people, events, opportunities, and responsibilities vying for our time. Wanting, needing, demanding your attention. There are your own goals and ambitions to consider. Not to mention hobbies and the need to rest. Add in the unpredictability of life (illnesses, injuries, emergencies, unplanned meetings or assignments)… Continue reading Goal Setting Part 6: Time Management–Fast. Fluid. Flexible.
Time. It’s a great equalizer, isn’t it? Everyone has the exact same amount of time in a day, a week, a month, a year. The clock ticks are the same for you as they are for me. For the CEO of a fortune 500 company and for the homeless person on the street. We can’t… Continue reading Goal Setting Part 5: Tips and Tools for Time Management
I haven’t always kept a prayer journal. In fact, this is a recent (like within the last year, recent) spiritual discipline I’ve determined to be more diligent about. I will share how He changed me through this discipline at the end. See, I used to only pray when I felt like it. When I needed… Continue reading Tips On How To Keep A Prayer Journal
Watch the Facebook Live video for this post, here Goal setting in your spiritual life? It’s a strange concept, isn’t it? Maybe not. If anything, we’re wise to be mindful of our relationship with God and seek ways to improve it. Because let’s face it, if we’re estranged from God, it's us who moved away…not… Continue reading Goal Setting Part 4: Revamping our Spiritual Life
When I was a little girl one of my favorite things was the first “Big Snow!” (4-6”) Okay, Minnesota Girl here, stick with me. I would call my friends, and we would gather at our favorite sledding hill. Once there, we would climb the hill, careful to go through the trees on the… Continue reading Goal Setting Part 3: New Pathways and New Habits
Determining what you’re going to need to conquer your goals is a critical and often missed step in goal setting.Okay, so it’s a critical step I missed. Often. But I discovered something amazing…when I spent a little time determining what I needed or was missing to reach my goals, I was much, much more successful.… Continue reading Goal Setting Part 2: Declaring Your End Point and Needed Resources
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