"You have a purpose right where you are." The speaker spoke with conviction and seemed to look directly at me. "Bloom where you are." His words sank in, and I knew the Lord was speaking to me. There were times at that point when I had second thoughts about where I was, and thought that… Continue reading He’s Not Done Yet.
When I was younger, I expected that the way I would pour out love would be as a wife and mother. This has not yet been God's plan for me. However, He has given me countless other opportunities to love. I thought about the number of places I go each day, and the amount of… Continue reading The Honor to Love
There was a time recently when I had some rocky days. A certain aspect of my life was not going as planned. My expectations had been high, as similar situations had gone quite smoothly in the past. I wondered what this might mean for my future. I began to question if I needed to change… Continue reading His Great Plans
I have kept a journal for about 17 years. There were seasons of life when I was more consistent in writing than others, but I have always had a journal that I've been writing in. I definitely recommend journaling to anyone! Journaling has brought many emotional and spiritual benefits to my life. (I hope so,… Continue reading Why I Have Journaled for 17 Years.
It seems that many people feel alone. In a world that is supposedly very connected, people are feeling more isolated and depressed than ever. The suicide rate in the USA has increased. I'm not sure about the statistics in other countries, but I do know that even one person taking their life, or even feeling that… Continue reading You Are Never Alone
"See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know Him. Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been… Continue reading Who Are You?
"For with God nothing shall be impossible."~Luke 1:37 A decade ago, I would never have dreamed of the places I've been and the opportunities I've been blessed with in life. You see, I had a picture in my head of how God "normally" worked in people's lives. Because of this picture, I placed limits on… Continue reading Life In Christ=No Limits.
"Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect."--Matthew 5:48 Parenting is a topic often on my mind. It's a huge responsibility, greater than anyone could ever imagine. The spiritual, physical, intellectual and emotional health of a precious human being is at stake! When I reflect about becoming a parent someday, I'm filled with great… Continue reading Parenting and Our Good, Good Father.
"For the vision is yet for the appointed time; It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail. Though it tarries, wait for it; For it will certainly come, it will not delay."~Habakkuk 2:3 So many times I have attempted to plan the timeline of my life. It is fruitless because life has never… Continue reading The Word on Wednesday
Someone once wisely told me not to run ahead of Jesus. To walk in step with Him as He leads me. They must have picked up on my tendency to always want to know the future. Or, as another friend of mine put it, I take life "fast." After making decisions, I automatically jump to… Continue reading Staying in Step with Jesus