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.
I was new to blogging. I had absolutely no idea what I was doing. I was terrified. Unsure. Insecure. Would anyone read what I'm writing? Is what I'm writing make sense? Is it worth reading? If you're a writer, you're intimate with these questions, insecurities, and fears. Then I got a message from a sweet… Continue reading Follow Friday! Julie Holmquist
2018 is gone. With all it’s highs and lows. Blessings and challenges. Victories and disappointments. When you look back over the year, what do you see? What thoughts are running through your mind? Emotions coursing through your heart? What is your attitude about saying goodbye to 2018? Good Riddance! I’m out. Bittersweet Laced with sadness.… Continue reading Musings on 2018. “TRUST Me.” & Top 5 Blog Posts.
Hello dear friend, This post was one of the most difficult to write. Rewrite. And write again. I wrestled with it for weeks! Maybe you can tell me why. Blessings. “Excuse me; Ma’am, is this yours?” I ignored the voice behind me and started walking. There’s NO WAY she could be talking to me. Ma’am?!?… Continue reading But I Don’t Feel Forgiven…Part 4: Forgiving, Forgetting, and Doubt
“But I don’t feel forgiven!” She said in exasperation over a cup of coffee. Ah, there it is. That’s the real issue, isn’t it? Or is it? This sweet Sister confessed her sin; she laid it all out before her Savior. She asked for God’s forgiveness, and He’s faithfully given it. (1 John 1:9) But… Continue reading But I Don’t ‘Feel’ Forgiven…Part 1
Life lessons learned from a main line clog to our septic.
As I stated in, I Resolve To…part 1: The dominant challenge we face when striving to obtain a goal or make a life change is OURSELVES. But if you don’t allow yourself to make excuses or look for a back door, you’ll be much, much more successful. AND if you choose to look at multiple… Continue reading I Resolve To…(part 2–No Excuses)
New Year’s Resolutions. Did you make any? I didn’t. I’m not a fan of making resolutions. Especially at New Years. Not to sound cliché, but they rarely ever last. In the past, most of my New Year’s Resolutions started with little to no conviction and fell as soon as The Ball dropped. Others had the… Continue reading I Resolve To…Part 1
Ever have days when things don't go as planned. When life happens? Me too. That's usually when Jesus get my attention and teaches me something new.
I don’t know about you, but after worshiping with other Believers, I feel encouraged! No matter what season I’m in, what challenges I’m facing, what I’m wrestling with, or how broken I am—I always feel refreshed, refocused, and more hopeful. Come.
'Taste and see that the Lord is good. Oh, the joys of those who take refuge in him!' Psalms 34:8