I think this is how we act as Christians sometimes. We are new creations in Christ Jesus- we are brand new, yet we continually limp around like we are wearing an old pair of too-tight worn-down shoes.
This is just how life is- no one gets out of this world without twists and turns. We can all attest that many good twists and bad turns have occurred in our life stories. Some twists are so good that we can jump for joy, but some turns seem to generate tremendous disappointment, hurt, and sorrow.
Ezekiel 3:15…I was overwhelmed and sat among them for seven days. Have you ever been so overwhelmed with life that all you can do is sit in stunned silence, wondering what in the world just happened? I doubt anyone gets through life without experiencing this kind of emotional pain at least once. Some years ago, myContinue reading “Overwhelmed”
WAIT- I want “God’s sign” to me to have complete, extensive, and comprehensive meaning immediately, upfront, right away, without delay, before I take action, don’t you?
Moses was learning to live by faith. I need to learn this lesson, too! What about you?
Isaiah 55:13 says, “Where once there were thorns, cypress trees will grow. Where nettles grew, myrtles will sprout up. These events will bring great honor to the LORD’s name; they will be an everlasting sign of his power and love.” Renewing how I think, is the best part of digging deeply in Scripture. Every timeContinue reading “Don’t Settle for Being a Nettle!”
“Commit your actions to the Lord and your plans will succeed.” (Proverbs 16:3 NLT) Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength. Corrie Ten Boom I have been thinking lately about what some of the disciples gave up to follow Jesus. Peter and his brother gave up a fishing business,Continue reading “Rolled Away!”
Not everyone gets to launch a book during a pandemic, but I do! I guarantee this is a book launch I will never forget. What does a book launch look like in normal times? My precious small group ladies put together a wonderful coffee and dessert book launch for me. They invited over one hundred friends to celebrateContinue reading “Not everyone gets to launch a book during a pandemic, but I do!”