I wasn’t which category to put this post in: “Life” or “My 15 Minutes.” True, it’s linked to my quiet time but it’s equally linked to my prayer journal and life where the first post, Unmasked, in this duo trio started. So I guess it’s both. Like Unmasked, this post is unfiltered, raw, and… Continue reading Unmasked: My 10 Mistakes (1-5)
DILIGENT. My 2019 WORD
Up until this past year, I haven’t jumped on the bandwagon of praying for a WORD for the year. Partly because I didn’t want to be sucked into a new fad but mostly because I didn’t see the point. I mean, what good can one WORD do? Then last August, my friend, Julie Holmquist, challenged… Continue reading DILIGENT. My 2019 WORD
So How DO You Support a Writer, Anyway?
This post was originally a Facebook Live video, but I had several people ask me to post it so they could share it with their readers or print it off. I left it in outline format to make it easier to find subheadings. How DO you support a writer? The answers are not as intuitive… Continue reading So How DO You Support a Writer, Anyway?
Day 31 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: THANK YOU!
"Every time I think of you, I give thanks to my God. Whenever I pray, I make my requests for all of you with joy, for you have been my partners in spreading the Good News about Christ from the time you first heard it until now. And I am certain that God, who began… Continue reading Day 31 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: THANK YOU!
Day 21 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus In Your Daily Life: The Simple Things
Yesterday morning I had the joy of sleeping in. It was the first time in weeks I didn’t have to get up early and hustle out the door to accomplish some early morning task. It was cold and rainy outside, and my bed was warm and cozy--offering to be my companion for the day. And… Continue reading Day 21 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus In Your Daily Life: The Simple Things
Day 13 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: God Is NOT a Vending Machine – Part 2: Abide and Ask
Ever wonder what it means to abide in Jesus and why it’s so important? And what it has to do with treating God like a Vending Machine? Well,come on in and I will let you in on the secret.
Day 4 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus In Your Daily Life: Getting Rid Of The Ick
Yesterday I decided to clean my office while my boys got ready for school—evidence that miracles still happen. In the last few weeks, I’ve taken to working on the kitchen island because I needed a change of scenery—at least that’s what I’ve been telling myself. But if I was being honest… It was more than… Continue reading Day 4 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus In Your Daily Life: Getting Rid Of The Ick
Day 3 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus In Your Daily Life: Fundamentals Of Football and Faith
It was perfect football weather—for me anyways. It was a little warm for almost everyone else. My son’s game was about to start, and I was only half listening to what the coaches were saying as they led the team through warm-ups. Then something caught my attention. As I looked around trying to figure out… Continue reading Day 3 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus In Your Daily Life: Fundamentals Of Football and Faith
Day 2 of 31 Days Of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: The Parable of the Apple Tree
In Minnesota, Fall is the season to transition from boating, camping, and catching fireflies to snowmobiling, ice fishing, and catching snowflakes. It’s one of my favorite seasons because it’s a total package: Football, quilts, and apple cider; campfires, colorful leaves, and cooler temperatures; layered outfits, scarves, and cute boots. But it wasn’t until I met… Continue reading Day 2 of 31 Days Of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: The Parable of the Apple Tree
I AM Your Shield
Do you ever feel depleted? Broken? Exhausted? Like you have failed—again? Come before Jesus and lay it at his feet. Let the Great I AM be your shield, your safe place. Let Him restore you from your brokenness, hurt, and shame.