Trust

Where does your strength come from? Honestly, sometimes it comes from sheer determination, denial, selfish ambition, or attempting to prove something to others. These can all be motivations to keep pushing, but their strength will wear out. Instead, I remember (sometimes), that my strength must come from God. “Whoever serves…

Who’s In Charge?

Who’s In Charge?

Who’s in charge? You thought you were, then WHAM! Life happened. When my friend, Kathy, got cancer her immediate question was “Why not me?” I asked her why she didn’t ask instead, “Why me?” She said that she was a member of the human race. Rain (and sin, destruction, disease,…

Security

Security

I want to feel secure, wrapped with love and protection, unafraid of the chaos and evil of this world. Don’t you? I did a word search on the word security¬†in the Bible. I was surprised at what I found, but then again, not so surprised. Let me tell you what…

I Want

I Want

I want to play this game. I want ice cream. I want to go first. My three year old granddaughter, Hannah, has a sweet heart, but was driving me insane with the “I wants”. I began telling her that I couldn’t hear the words, “I want”. If she wanted something,…

Abide in Him

Abide in Him

“As for you, the anointing which you received from Him abides in you, and you have no need for anyone to teach you; but as His anointing teaches you about all things, and is true and is not a lie, and just as it has taught you, you abide in…

Changes

Changes

Changes. My in-laws moved from Texas to Kansas into our basement apartment. We are so glad to have them closer. But change is hard on them and on us as we figure out what our relationships will look like and how we can serve one another without getting into each…

God’s Rest

God’s Rest

Trust means resting – resting in the fact that God is in control, that He loves you, that He will work all things out for your ultimate good, and that He will equip with with all you need to do the works He has called you to do. God’s rest…