Sometimes Life happens in a way that puts us out-of-control. What can we do and where can we focus during these seemingly answerless seasons of life?. Have you ever had a deep conversation with a trusted friend when you were perplexed about something? You probably didn’t walk away with all of your […]
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ask your grandmother, or perhaps your mom or dad, a question about life or relationships or parenting or the Bible or planting a tree? In my journey to a simple life, I’ve leaned heavily on what I affectionately refer to […]
Perhaps, you’ve said or thought that happiness is something that must be achieved: “When this is done, I’ll be happy.” “When I own that, I’ll be happy.” “When I weigh less, I’ll be happy.” Choosing a journey of going deeper with God, I’m learning to choose to be happy in any […]
What I have been slow to learn is that we all have ideas on how to do something and many times if we are just present with someone and observing their efforts, we bring a lot to the table. Many of us are overdue for a few “attaboy” pats on the back and are overwhelmed with the telling feature of others.
Consider the benefit of solitude… In our fast-paced, high performing lifestyles, it is often very hard to find a time for solitude, and most of us try to avoid it anyway. Why do we attempt to avoid it? I believe people may think of solitude as “loneliness” But they are […]
Each of us has a powerful message in our hearts. God ignites a candle in all of us. Once we come to the understanding of ‘why’ we are here, our pursuit becomes to find the ‘what’ that we are to be doing. We often have big dreams of doing great […]
While it may be tempting to believe that people only pay the most attention to the “big” things we say or do, in reality, it is the little things that shape our character and help others determine who we are.
I am a member of a church I love! It feels so much like family that I believe it provides a glimpse of what heaven will be like when we are all gathered in His Presence. I delight in being a part of a fellowship that keeps me awakened to […]
Our mindset can be defined as our belief system or the way we are programmed to think or operate. It is effectively our operating system! It has been said that “success is a one-degree change”, and we know that change is an action. Mindset is not just about thinking differently; […]
Wow! Don’t you just love those times in your life when it feels like you hit one out of the park? Things just seem to fall into place like a well-greased gear and it is euphoria with sugar on the top! I have longed to lose some weight in my […]