What would you say if I asked, “What’s the most important thing in your life right now?” Stop and think for a minute: What is the most important thing in your life right now? There are numerous answers you could give. You might struggle to narrow it down to one: Raising my kids Doing well at my job Finding a job Having more joy Letting go of unforgiveness Getting healthy Following ... View Post
What’s your default?
It was the silliest thing, but it was driving me crazy. My computer kept switching to an Internet server other than ours. I’d click to our server in the tool bar, but inevitably my computer would revert back to a satellite server. This kept happening until I realized I needed to make a change within my computer’s system preferences. From the 16 options available (a product of living in a high ... View Post
Seeing life through the eyes of faith
For the past five months, I have watched God move miraculously in the life of a friend. He’s changed hearts, healed relationships, brought restoration and moved in ways that apart from Him are impossible. The outpouring of so many blessings in such a short period of time has been mind-blowing; it’s been faith-building. The blessings she is experiencing now are the result of many years of ... View Post
Way #11 – That Time God Told Me to Name It and Claim It
Let me tell you about the time God told me to name it and claim it. It was 1:30 a.m. Since that is a time I'm usually sound asleep, I had to ask: "God, is there something you’d like to tell me? Is there someone for whom I should pray?" The very next thought on my mind was, “(I am) the God who gives life to the dead and calls things that are not as though they were.” I knew that verse — ... View Post
A New Way in the New Year
New Year’s Resolutions: Some years I would make them, some I wouldn’t. Rarely would I stick with them. Yet, to resolve, to be resolute to do or not do the many things I felt kept me from being a “good” Christian - that’s something with which I am very familiar. And not just at the beginning of a new year. For years I would stress and fret over, carry great guilt over the many ways in which I ... View Post
Is It True?
The question keeps running through my mind: “Is it true?” In fact, I believe that through this question, God is prompting me to consider the validity of the thoughts that flood my mind throughout each day. According to wiki.answers.com the human brain produces approximately 70,000 thoughts on an average day. Because we produce thoughts even as we sleep, that’s an average of a different ... View Post