Last evening at our worship night, there were guest speakers and dancers from a local church. The one woman spoke freely about how the enemy attempts to distract us. I cannot even remember if she mentioned the usual things like cell phones and worldly ambition because she boldly noted negativity as a distraction … and … Continue reading On Negativity
Thank you for joining me for another blogversary. I confess I told a fellow blogger and brother in Christ it was four years this month. Fully confident, I let it go knowing WordPress would remind me. Nope. Just three. But wow. But God. As I look back over the past three years, my soul clenches … Continue reading Standing Firm with 3 Years of Blogging!
I don’t usually write at night, but my heart and mind are full. I need His help to pull out the weeds to make room for His sweet aroma to rise up out of me tomorrow. The movie Overcomer is a must-see for many reasons. I won’t spoil it for you, but if you have … Continue reading In the Midst of Transition
Then people brought little children to Jesus for Him to place His hands on them and pray for them. But the disciples rebuked them. Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” When He had placed His hands on … Continue reading Childlike Questions
Staying away from social media is like a dog staying away from its bone. Sometimes you drool with wonder and curiosity. Other times you are still, with concern for others (the dog may be concerned who would take his bone, either way its concern). For me, I missed and wondered about: people I had been … Continue reading A Social Media Sabbath
A lost sheep. My eyes darted back and forth for safety, treasure, opportunities to drink (i.e. fun), career success, a place to call home. Frantic to escape the emotional pain. Squatting here and there, forcing myself to belong. Many drunk nights. Broken dreams, absent promises and a soul in need of repair. There was no … Continue reading Fixing My Eyes