How Do You Know When God is Speaking to You?

27. May 2018 dreams, grace, prayer 0
How Do You Know When God is Speaking to You?
  Do you have trouble hearing from God? How do we know when is speaking to us? It’s not always His voice, right? Sometimes those thoughts can be our own. A few years ago I thought God told me I needed dreams, vision, and future aspirations. At the time, I had realized that I didn’t ...

What to Wear When You’re Discouraged

13. May 2018 faith 1
Do you know the ache of discouragement? The ache that makes you want to quit, cry, or run away (or all three)? Disappointment can stir it up, or failure, or unanswered prayers. We try, and try again. We love, step out in faith, stay faithful to the task, and the return is empty and void. ...

Steps To Self-Control

06. May 2018 faith 2
Steps To Self-Control
  Self-Control When I Have None I’ve always thought it ironic that self-control was the last Fruit of the Spirit. Did Paul write it that way on purpose? In my life,  by the time I repeat Galatians 5:22-23 (the Fruit of the Spirit verse), I usually have some self-control. I repeated this verse often as ...

When You Want to Push Somebody Down #Gentleness

29. April 2018 faith 2
When You Want to Push Somebody Down #Gentleness
  I sat around the table with friends sharing our prayer needs. Open, honest, and vulnerable, I told mine. We’re like minded. Women of faith, and kindred spirits who’ve heard the call to write, so it seemed to be a safe place. But it wasn’t. As soon as I let my request out, questions and ...