There have been seasons in my life when God has opened up a door or stirred a restlessness in my spirit, and I’ve not moved. Fear stopped me. Or confusion. Or simply not wanting to listen. Guilty. But there have been times when God fanned a flame of desire in me I could not ignore… Read More Obedience is Better than Sacrifice Everyday
It’s March. That means March Madness, moving our clocks forward, longer days, spring fever, and marching. Yes, marching. This is the thing that I noticed about March years ago when I lived in New England where spring didn’t sprung until June and snow threatened until May. March was a month you just have to march… Read More Fresh Manna in Every Season: The secret to thriving while you wait.
Do you ever need to be encouraged to pray? I do. I mean, I pray all the time. I talk to God all through my day, but I must confess, I do have days when I don’t feel my prayers worthy or that they make much difference. And at one time in my life,… Read More How Jesus Taught Us To Pray
I passed by a billboard yesterday that said, “Fear is contagious, but hope is too.” I loved that. It’s true isn’t it? And oh how we need hope. Without this “thing with feathers” as Emily Dickinson called it, we can’t go on. I know what it’s like to loose hope. I’ve experienced the grim diagnosis,… Read More Three Things to Do to Find Hope Again
“God loves me.” I say this all the time when good things happen. When circumstances are good, it’s easy to feel God’s presence and His favor, but when times get hard, it’s not so easy. Sometimes frustration, discouragement, or grief makes it impossible for me to feel the presence or love of God. When… Read More The Holy Spirit Blessing in You