Raise your hand (or an emoji hand in the comments below! ) if you’ve ever attended a Bible study or coffee date and found that the conversation turns into a very long venting session disguised as “prayer requests”? No matter what you are going through in your life, when you have a captive audience who engages with your story, asks you questions, and gives you advice, it’s human nature to keep talking and talking. It feels so good to process it all, doesn’t it?!?!? Here’s the thing: We are always surrounded with a bunch of people who will tell us
When you feel afraid or alone, what do you do? Try to manipulate a situation to work the way you want it to? Do you try to lean on someone else to carry your burden? Neither of these options will bring you the peace and strength you need to persevere. But I know who DOES and this is how you can find Him!
With everything in the world trying to get your attention, where do you spend the most time? And the further you get from God, how do you feel? Anxious? Afraid? Depressed? Here is an easy way for you to analyze where you are spending your time and what you can do to claim back your time with Him!
For a small project for school, I need a picture of my family. Doesn’t seem like a big deal, but with two teenage daughters, it seems the four of us are never in the same place at the same time. I told my kids this morning to plan that after school, we will be taking a quick picture outside. I’ll have my Dad come over, take a few shots, I’ll pick the best one and send it on. No big deal. Or so I thought…. Right away I got push back. “You are NOT taking my picture!” “They are going to
In these times of uncertainty and navigating new emotions most of us have never experienced, I’m finding quiet times of reflection that are leading to people learning things about themselves that they never knew before. Maybe it’s the extra time on our hands. Maybe it’s that many of the freedoms and things we took for granted before are being taken away now. Maybe it’s having to re-evaluate how we do even basic things like grocery shop. We’ve all had to stop our brains from the habitual and sometimes mindless ways we’ve been functioning and are now seeing things completely differently.
Where is your worth?What do you think your value is? Whoever this world has conditioned you to be or has brainwashed to think you are, I want to be a little voice here reminding you that He has called you Beloved. God’s Word is full of beautiful promises, written thousands of years ago by the God who created not only you, but the world and everything you know. For all of time. Each of the more than 3,000 promises God has made in the Bible has a purpose, and are completely trustworthy. Do you know why? Because God has never