Bluebonnets are to Texas what tulips are to Holland, azaleas are to Augusta, and cherry blossoms are to Washington DC. But what makes bluebonnets so remarkable is that they’re WILD. These words came to mind: “Consider how the wildflowers grow…”
Whether our requests are big or small, at some point we all wonder if God hears us. Does the Creator of the universe care about our prayers for a new job, loneliness, a persistent cough, or help paying bills? In a word: Yes! Not only does He care, He promises so much more.
We can’t focus on both Jesus AND circumstances. It’s impossible! If we choose to focus on circumstances, suddenly it’s as if Jesus is gone.
We genuinely want to help others. But it hurts when there’s no response or, worse, a bad response to our good efforts. So why keep trying?
We push hard to be first but we’re broadsided by reality. Life can stink! New life is possible once we stop trying to control our destiny.
Have you lost something you loved and couldn’t replace? Favorite things are too precious to easily let go. That’s how God feels about you.
Nik Wallenda crossed the Grand Canyon on a tightrope. No net, no harness. Wallenda’s peace and courage came from Jesus. Ours does too.
“Everything happens for a reason” suggests there can be a good twist. Even terror, murder & abuse? No! Not everything is good or from God.
When our lives come to a screeching halt because of bad surprises, how can we hold onto faith? We can’t just pretend everything is fine.
Aristotle said, “We are what we repeatedly do.” So do this: Practice being happy this holiday season – and it will carry on to next year!
We can find purpose if we realize our past struggles allow us to help others who are struggling. No shame and no fear of our past in Christ!
Many of us aren’t sure what’s next when we die, so we don’t think about it. But in a crazy world like ours, people are starting to wonder.
When we die there will be 2 numbers: the date we were born & the date we died. Neither matters as much as the dash––our life––in between.
Ernest Hemingway’s shortest story- “For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.” Wow! In 6 words can you spark hope? Yes! Tell us your 6 word story!
No matter where we’ve been, no matter where we are, we all can experience the joy and richness of new life! I’m living proof.
Eye of the storm: Place of peace where truth & courage meet. No matter what storm we’re in, we can survive & be stronger on the other side.
Where are you stuck? Fear? Isolation? Shame? Depression? Worry? Mud puddles of life bring hopelessness. But one new step leads to new life!
We have our own thoughts about God. But it’s hard to think about having a daily relationship with the Almighty God. He wants that to change.
We’re stuck in circumstances or bound by guilt, regrets and wounds of the past. We don’t believe we can break free. But we can! Here’s how.
Does God care? If the creator of the universe is busy with wars, famine, asteroids, floods and tragedies, how can He have time for us?
Keep moving forward! We can’t let fear, doubt, or any other feelings hold us in bondage. We are survivors, given strength to overcome.
Ever feel wilted, like you’re thirsting for more in life? We get weary and need renewal. But we can’t quench our soul-deep thirsts by ourselves.
The first step to believing God loves you is to understand why He loves you. That’s where transformed lives begin.
We may not be where we want to be or thought we’d be. How can we make the most of new opportunities? Here are 3 steps toward good life.
Whether the holidays were exciting or hard, we can be in the pits as a new year dawns. Here’s where we can find encouragement.
Some of the darkest hours on this earth are the ones when Heaven is rejoicing, because our loved ones are now in Paradise.
We want to believe there’s a purpose in life and we hope there’s a heaven. But we’re skeptical about religion. How can we know what’s true?
We will all face obstacles we can’t overcome alone. So let’s run the race of life together and strengthen each other.
Many of us go through life feeling alone and empty because we never found that elusive “one”. God also is in search of the “one”. But God’s “one” is different.
The lies of childhood become the mountains and wounds of adulthood. Many of us still believe them. They prevent us from moving forward, but we can move them.
I was honored to guest blog in Remade Ministries’ “Faith Over Fear” series (#justdoitafraid). God can remake anyone…
It’s impossible to focus on both Jesus AND circumstances. We have to pick one or the other. And if we choose to focus on circumstances, suddenly it’s as if Jesus is gone.
We genuinely want to help others without expecting anything in return. But it’s hurtful when there’s no response or, worse yet, a bad response to our good efforts. So why keep trying?
Is it harder to cross the starting line or the finish line? Many of us never move forward because we’re more afraid of the unknown than the known.