What do you do when someone throws your worst quality in your face? I'm sure it's happened to all of us at one time or another. Statements like these: Whitney is not patient. I can't see her doing well with children. You are going to have to learn to be more flexible and relax a… Continue reading When People Throw Your Failures in Your Face
"I'm sharing this so that I can look back in the months and years to come and be reminded of how God worked in my life. I'm also sharing this to let you know that in spite of the pretty pictures I post, my life is far from perfect. If you feel trapped or overwhelmed… Continue reading Nail Down What You Do Know: How To Find Comfort When Life is Uncertain
"I just want a normal week without sickness or surprises." "I just want a day where the only person I have to take care of is myself." "I just want this to be over." "I'm just tired." All of those phrases came up in conversations I had with various people recently. After almost two full… Continue reading I’m Just Tired
Why do many people seem eager to relate to and empathize with Simone Biles? Here's the situation: the greatest female gymnast of all time decided to withdraw from competition in the middle of the biggest competition in the world, the Olympics. Here's what I'm not commenting on: whether or not I think Simone Biles should… Continue reading Simone Biles, Our Feelings, and The Bible
I opened the door for our contractor and he stepped inside, out of the dark, humid and rainy summer morning. I said, "Wow, it's really gross out there!" He responded with, "I'm thankful the Lord directed my plans this week. I did my outside work yesterday instead of today like I originally planned." Instantly I… Continue reading Are You Pointing At The Rain Or At God? | How To Glorify God In Your Conversations
"I know you're not supposed to question God, but sometimes you just have to wonder why bad things happen to good people." Someone said this to me after telling me about a godly woman we both know who is suffering through sickness, loss and heartache in her immediate family. We're quick to say "God is… Continue reading Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?
Politics. Unrest. Sickness. Death. Restrictions. Relationship difficulties. Financial needs. Hurt feelings. Loneliness. Heartache. You've probably dealt with one of those things in the last week. I have! What can we do? I can entrust my future to God. But you yourself [God] have seen trouble and grief, observing it in order to take the matter… Continue reading What Can I Do?
This post contains affiliate links – I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. ❤ Can we stop blaming 2020 for everything? As I'm writing this post, my city is getting pelted with up to six inches of rain from Hurricane Sally. On Wednesday I came down with a… Continue reading That’s So 2020! Or is it?
Did you know that the absolute Truth of God's Word hasn't been cancelled by Covid? It absolutely applies to the things we face today - uncertainty, cancellations, rules and restrictions, sickness, fear and unrest. This week I've been thinking about three pillars from the book Experiencing God (a study that deeply impacted me as a… Continue reading This Has Not Been Cancelled
This post contains affiliate links – I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links ❤ There is so much noise in our world right now. I hear it everywhere I go - at work, in the store, in line at the Post Office and certainly online. I hear fear, anger,… Continue reading How To Respond To The Noises of 2020