When the Calling or Dream isn’t Looking Like You Thought it Would #WordWednesday

I wonder if Moses had any clue he signed up for forty years in the desert . . . when God called him to lead the Israelites to the Promised Land. I wonder how he envisioned this assignment when he stood before the burning bush. I’m sure it didn’t exactly play out as he thought. We know he was … Continue reading “When the Calling or Dream isn’t Looking Like You Thought it Would #WordWednesday”

How to Fight Discouragement: Get Your Courage On!

  Discouraged. It’s a powerful word. Do you know it? I know this word so well I can tell you how many freckles it wears. No, it isn’t a person, but I often stare Discouragement in the face. If fear doesn’t stop me from moving forward into the call, the enemy tries his second tactic, the “D” … Continue reading “How to Fight Discouragement: Get Your Courage On!”

Don’t Trust Your Eyes: Encouragement to Step Out in Faith

  I was a little nervous. It had been almost two years since my last speaking opportunity. And I find that when I haven’t used a gift or done something I really like to do, I begin doubting that I ever did it very well. So, there I was sitting in a room full of sweet women who … Continue reading “Don’t Trust Your Eyes: Encouragement to Step Out in Faith”

I’m Compelled

Sometimes I wonder if I’m crazy. Authors are either audacious or brave or both. What makes us think we have something to say? Doubts fill my mind. But as a blogger, writer, author, I’m finding that my “job” is not about the writing or the blog or the books or any of this. It’s about a … Continue reading “I’m Compelled”

Why does God Allow Testing?

“Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil.” Matthew 4:1   [tweetability]The call of God does not come without a price nor does it come without a test.[/tweetability] If you’ve been called by God, you are more than likely either in the midst of a trial, you’ve been through … Continue reading “Why does God Allow Testing?”

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