Anxious and worried? Quotes and verses for you –> “Both in the secular environment and in church work, we are anxious about things that are better left in God’s hands. Worry always nips at the heels of faith and tries to drag it down.” ~ Jim Cymbala “Do not be … Continue reading →
God wants more for you. God has much more planned—more now in our lives and in the lives of others—more here and more in heaven. God is a God of pressed down, shaken, free-flowing, abundant living. God wants the best for you, to bring the best out of you, to … Continue reading →
I’ll admit there are some things I really wish would happen, some things I have waited and wanted for years. I’m patient at times, not so much on some days, because some days are hard and so very long and the wait is really long, really, really, really long… and … Continue reading →
I’m pondering how often we refuse to move forward. We get rutted and trapped in the past, clinging to the thing that destroyed the life we wanted or imagined.
There is a time to mourn and weep, but we’ve turned it into a lifestyle, and “poor me” has become an idol. Self is exalted over God. We aren’t hearing His voice nor hearing His call because we are too busy listening to our own complaints and whines. I’ve been there, done that–sat and stewed and mourned. And the longer I stewed in my stew, the stinkier my stew (and me) became. Ugh.
Like a tiny screeching fire-alarm, Tinnitus rings in my skull. The noise is getting worse, louder, more distracting, so loud that sleep has become difficult. A fan whirs in our bedroom, next to me a sound machine mimics falling rain, but neither can drown out, and nothing stops the shrieking … Continue reading →
Years ago, I worked with a man who was an avid hunter. During one of his hunting trips, he climbed a tree, tied himself to the trunk, and kept watch. After several hours he fell asleep. When he awakened, he looked down to discover a plethora of hoof prints circling … Continue reading →
I originally shared this post back in 2016. During that time, due to Macular Degeneration and other issues, doctors gave me no hope of my eyesight ever getting better. My eyesight continued to grow dimmer, and the prescription for my glasses continued to get stronger. Prisms were added to help … Continue reading →