Dear single Christian: I know that you might be feeling ambivalent about this new year. Maybe there are many things you're looking forward to this year, or wonderful things that happened in 2021. But going into yet another new year as a solo person might not have crossed your mind. Maybe being single is not… Continue reading Singles: Thrive in 2022!
I tend to have strong preferences about certain things. Those who know me might disagree, as there are certain areas where I can be pretty flexible. It doesn't take much for me to be content. However, there are a few areas of my life in which I have quite strong preferences. I was bringing one… Continue reading Open Hands
More and more, I'm realizing that life and its intricacies come down to the timing. Life is all about timing! If you're still waiting for a job offer, or a better job offer, take heart. If you're still waiting for the right home to open up, or for your offer to be accepted, take heart.… Continue reading It’s All About Timing.
Last year, I started a ministry for single Christian women. I saw that this is a large population, but it did not seem that there was much which focused on their unique needs. So far, there has been much success in creating deep friendships based on Christ and educating and encouraging women on their life… Continue reading Single Women’s Prayer Partner Ministry.
“In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.” Proverbs 16:9 It’s that time of year again. The time when yet another year (!) has already passed. In anticipation of a new year, people begin to make “New Year’s Resolutions.” (Some will keep them, many others will not.) People forget that every day… Continue reading Thoughts On A New Year.
An exciting possibility recently surfaced in my life, quite unexpectedly. Immediately I began to play out what might occur, when, and how all the other aspects of my life would be affected by this possibility. In my mind, I began to manipulate everything to work out nicely. Essentially, I began to try to take the… Continue reading Letting God…Be God.
"Now listen, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money.” Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. Instead, you ought to say,… Continue reading God Willing.
Everywhere in the world, the Spirit is moving. The world is being changed and transformed. Embedded below is one of my current favorite songs about this very topic. The Lord is working in each of our lives, too, in very specific ways. Truly, He is on the move! What do you feel the Holy Spirit doing in… Continue reading What is The Lord Doing In Your Life?
This prayer was in one of my devotions a few days ago, and it really resonated with me. So often I walk the path, but don't know exactly where it is going to lead. I must put all my trust in my Heavenly Father to lead me. We walk along the path that we know… Continue reading Walking the Path with God.
"Ask Jesus what He wants from you and be brave!"~ Pope Francis It's easy to say that we desire God's will. But it isn't always easy to accept, in reality. Sometimes we have big dreams, and then God quite clearly places us somewhere we did not desire. Sometimes the will of God takes us places… Continue reading Take Courage.