Where we fix our thoughts is our choice. And it’s a crucial choice. Why? Because what we fix our thoughts on, is what we invite into our heart. And what’s in our heart determines our attitude. When we have a bad day, when things aren’t going our way—where is our focus? On our irritations. Disappointments.… Continue reading Take 5: Our Attitude. Our Choice.
Time. Of all of the earthly resources God gave us, this may be the most priceless. And the most taken for granted, abused, and wasted. We get what we get, and that’s it. We can’t control it or influence it. We can’t make, purchase, or barter for more. We can’t save it or preserve it.… Continue reading Take 5: Making the Best Use of Our Time
What’s one of your very favorite things? Mine’s a toss-up between dark, strong coffee and chocolate (milk or dark)…and no, I’m not a fan of them being combined. I’ll eat them together, but I like my coffee black, very black. No sugar. No cream. Just black. Another is seeing God’s Word become Vibrantly Relevant in… Continue reading (Oh, I Got Some News!) This week’s Verse 1 John 5:14-15
Don’t you love how God works sometimes? A few weeks ago I removed my mask. I let you (and myself) see what lies underneath. Not so pretty. (Read Unmasked here) Since then, God’s been leading me to various social media messages, devotionals, and blog posts about waiting well and being in the wilderness. Not one… Continue reading “A Season With Deep Purpose”
It was Halloween. I was at my chiropractor’s office and my phone vibrated, signaling an email delivery to my author account. It was an email from Kathleen Kerr from Harvest House Publishers… After a long time of Waiting Well, my answer arrived… My stomach was in knots. The back of my neck was hot and… Continue reading Waiting Well–When the Answer Comes
Being still is not my strong suit. Waiting and patience… …even less so. As I write this, I’m walking on my treadmill instead of sitting at my desk. I’ve learned the hard way, when I sit too long I get fidgety and bored and distraction snaps at my heels. So I walk to help maintain… Continue reading Waiting Well–Be Still
I'm curious. As you strive to wait well, do you commit everything you do to God? Do you fully give Him your dreams and plans? Do you hand them over? Or are you like me and want to keep a hand, a finger on it; have a small bit of control? Interestingly, in the KJV… Continue reading Waiting Well–Commit Thy Works Unto the Lord
What are you waiting for? A job or an internship? A child? A spouse? Healing in a broken relationship? A prodigal to come home? An opportunity? A diagnosis? Waiting is not easy. It never has been. I doubt it ever will be. When we wait, we’re anticipating something we really, really want or need—or think… Continue reading Waiting Well–Be Faithful Where You Are While You Wait