Do you know that feeling of a restless heart? Sometimes we experience it even though life isn’t too bad. Things are good, but we just can’t shake the feeling that something is missing or needs to be fixed. We’ve lost our joy. We’re not happy. The things that used to be fulfilling are not.… Read More Let God Settle Your Restless Heart
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… Read More When You Want to Push Somebody Down #Gentleness
We’ve all been there. We’ve sat at the obnoxiously long red light. Is it broken?! We’ve yelled with our inside voice (maybe our outside one), Come! On! We play with the radio, maybe check our phone (even if we aren’t supposed to), and we can feel our blood pressure rise. Sitting still is not one… Read More How to be Patient when You’re Not
Love. It’s a word that stirs up different images and feelings for each of us. A word defined by culture. I think our grandparents or great-grandparents would define it differently than we. But what is true love? According to an article on the site Life, Hope, and Truth, by Eddie Foster, “Love” has been horribly abused… Read More The Fruit of the Spirit: What is True Love?
Finding a healthy self-image can be tricky. When my kids were small, I prayed for them to be humbly confident. I wanted them to be self-assured in school and all they did, but I didn’t want them to be prideful or overly confident. Nobody likes a know-it-all. And though pride can be a good… Read More Finding a Healthy Self-Image