WAKE UP WITH AWARENESS!

What goes through your mind when you first wake up? Okay, maybe, it’s not when you first get out of bed – got to give grace to all who are not morning people! (Give me grace for being one of … Continue reading

CHOOSING QUIET. KNOWING GOD.

As a teacher and a speaker who talks a great deal (and maybe especially because that’s how I often serve), I deeply value and desperately need quiet time alone with God. Purposefully taking time, choosing to be quiet – consciously … Continue reading

LOVE MUST BE SINCERE! DUH!

I love God’s Word. It reveals grace. It speaks truth. Love must be sincere. – Romans 12:9 I have to admit, and I may sound a little irreverent here, but when I first read that verse: “Love must be sincere,” … Continue reading

GOD IS NOT LIMITED BY OUR LIMITATIONS!

Have you ever thought… That you’ve come to the absolute end of your ability to deal with things? That you’ve come to the absolute end of your strength and hope? That the circumstances seem absolutely monstrous and insurmountable? That the … Continue reading

STILL STORMING OR STILLED STORMS?

Storms hit. Some storms physically attack and hit our lives in the forms of the geological giants and meteorological monsters – earthquakes, mudslides, avalanches, tsunamis, hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding, ice and snow storms and fire storms. Even if we have warning … Continue reading

SARDINES, ANYONE?

Sometimes some things are just not in our control. Okay! That really should say: Most of the time most things are not even close to being in our control! Good thing God is! Oh! It’s those extra special reminders of … Continue reading

SPIRITUAL DWARFS – part 9 – WHAT TO DO?

Oh! Those Spiritual Dwarfs: Prideful, Fearful, Sinful, Shameful, Whiny, Grumpy and Dopey! And all their evil friends, of so many other names: Lustful, Forceful, Two-Face-ful, Disgraceful, Sneaky, Meany, Nasty, Crabby, Lazy, Busy…and on and on! They all wreak horrible havoc … Continue reading