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 ...

Why I Cry Watching “The Voice”

20. September 2016 dreams, Uncategorized 7
Why I Cry Watching “The Voice”
  I’m a social crier. I see someone crying, and tears threaten my own eyes. It’s not my favorite quality. But today, I realized while watching “The Voice” blind auditions (the television show where contestants sing with the coaches’ backs to them), that I cried for almost every person who was on the stage. My tears ...

My Pancake Parable: Nothing is Impossible

My Pancake Parable: Nothing is Impossible
Have you tried to succeed at something and failed time and time again? Did you finally throw in the towel with the disappointing yet relieving thought, “I guess I’m just not meant to do this. I will never be able to do it, so I’ll give up.” This is the way I felt about pancakes. When my ...

When You’re Afraid to Dream

28. January 2016 dreams, purpose 5
When You’re Afraid to Dream
I’ve always been a proponent of dreams. Not the kind that you have while you sleep, but the kind found in the fourth definition of Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary: a strongly desired goal or purpose. When you define “dream” that way, who can live without such a thing? We spend the last week of December every ...

A Dream Lives. Never Give Up #Hope.

28. January 2015 dreams, Uncategorized 29
A Dream Lives. Never Give Up #Hope.
Dreams take a lot of hard work, patience and faith.   7 years ago God unearthed an old dream to write a book, and He gave me the topic. 6 years ago I started writing it. 5 years ago I started pitching it at writers conferences. 3 years ago a friend told me my dream ...