Lysa Terkhurst's book, It's Not Supposed to Be This Way reminds me that our trials are not just troubles along the way. God intends for us to learn and grow from those tough times. Looking Back I thought about the recent struggles our family has been going through the past 5 years. I would rather … Continue reading Looking Back Can Direct You Forward
we have no control of where or how the storms come in our lives. It may barrel straight through or slow and pass by.
image provided for Sarah Beckman There's nothing like reading a book that you wish you had earlier but then realizing the Lord directed you to survive in the very way the author has suggested. That's what I found in Sarah Beckman's book, Hope for the Hard Places. That is exactly what happened to me. Our … Continue reading How to Find Hope in the Hard Places
When I'm working out- I also work out my mind. I work out the hurt and the pain these last years have brought in my life. I workout forgiveness toward myself- for unhealthy coping mechanisms that kept me stuck for so long. I workout experiencing those low points and how now I have a deeper … Continue reading Working out My Hurts and Pain
Too often we carry our burdens around by ourselves. I heard a preacher say that we live in a DIY society and it's true with our Christian lives as well. We try to Do it Ourself. But God says we should bear one another's burdens. Do you know that 2 horses can pull three times the … Continue reading Burdens Are Lifted at Calvary
We are called to be different. These days many of us would prefer to melt into the crowd than to stand out as different. We would rather not stand out or bring attention to ourselves. But in truth, as Christians, we really should be different. Our lives should attract others to us. No, rather it should attract … Continue reading We Are Called to Be Different
Discover With the Wisest Man on Earth Even though he was the wisest man of all time, King Solomon discovered much in his life. It's kind of comforting to know that the wisest man of all time discovered that life is pretty much meaningless. If it was meaningless for him, no wonder we feel that … Continue reading Discover the Meaning in Life
IS YOur glass half empty or half full?
I kept asking God "Why are you taking everything I love away from me?" ...