Just as we adapted our clothing and equipment to suit the weather and the fish we were targeting, it reminded me of the importance of adapting our spiritual attire to the situations we face in life.
The decluttering process may be simple to describe, but it takes work to implement if you are like me. I marvel at my adult children and how they can make decisions to minimize clutter. For me, it is more complicated.
Daily devotions provide that time of refueling. It is when we can connect more profoundly with our Lord Jesus through His word, study, reflection, and prayer. When we fix our eyes on Him daily, He can fill us with His wisdom, strength, and peace.
He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought out all his own, he goes on ahead of them, and his sheep follow him because they know his voice. John 10:3-4 When we lived near Washington, DC, we could tour the city and its sites when friends and family…
With all my heart, I am waiting, Lord, for you! I trust your promises. Psalms 130:5 CEV We were sitting on the ship’s balcony, savoring our morning coffee and watching the sun dance on the waves, when my husband jumped up and shouted, “There’s one!” “What? Where?” I cried, not knowing what he was seeing.…
Some might call these coincidences, while others refer to them as random interactions. However, recognizing them as divine requires intentionality with each encounter. This involves prayer, awareness, and courage (PAC).
I remember Christmases when we experienced a lost loved one, unemployment, or even a miscarriage.
Empty Hearts, Empty wallets, Empty wombs
All have the potential to steal the light of this festive time.
Oh, it’s easy to express gratitude when everything is going well, and I am well-rested. However, the challenge occurs when I am tired, distracted, or my expectations of others have not been met.
No matter how large or small your storm is, no matter how much was lost or destroyed, you are not alone. God is with you and powerful enough to support you and help you sort out, clean up and overcome the challenges.