More Like Moses than Joseph – Part IV

“I used to think I had to be somebody important to accomplish things, but now I know Jesus uses ordinary people more” (Bob Goff, Love Does).   So…when I realized I’m more like Moses instead of Joseph, who obediently followed God’s lead every step of the way, at first I was disappointed in myself. IContinue reading “More Like Moses than Joseph – Part IV”

More Like Moses than Joseph – Part III

“Moses raised another objection to God: ‘Master, please, I don’t talk well. I’ve never been good with words, neither before nor after you spoke to me. I stutter and stammer’” Exodus 4:10 (The Message). The last time we were together I spoke about how I’m a risk taker wanna be. Today I want to continueContinue reading “More Like Moses than Joseph – Part III”

More Like Moses than Joseph – Part II

“I used to think you had to be special for God to use you, but now I know you simply need to say yes” (Bob Goff, Love Does). Fast forward to spring 2012. God showed through a variety of circumstances that He wanted me to start working on some spring cleaning in my life. IContinue reading “More Like Moses than Joseph – Part II”

More Like Moses than Joseph Part I

“…because when we’re on an adventure with God we’re too excited to be afraid and too engaged to be thinking of anything else” (Bob Goff, Love Does). I’m a risk taker wanna be. I love the idea of an adventure while sitting on my comfortable couch. If I really feel like living on the dangerousContinue reading “More Like Moses than Joseph Part I”

Normal is Overrated – Part II

“So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit intoContinue reading “Normal is Overrated – Part II”

Normal is Overrated

“I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus” Phil. 3:14 (NIV). Throughout my childhood and growing up, I never considered myself “normal.” According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, normal is defined as “conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern.” I’ve lived in numerousContinue reading “Normal is Overrated”

What Did You Say Again? Part III

“I’ve told you all this so that trusting me, you will be unshakable and assured, deeply at peace. In this godless world you will continue to experience difficulties. But take heart! I’ve conquered the world”  John 16:33 (The Message). During the period between August 8th and the present, I’ve continued to work at my medicalContinue reading “What Did You Say Again? Part III”

What Did You Say Again? – Part II

“I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands” Psalm 119:10 (NIV). When we last talked, I explained how God lovingly gave me four reassurances on August 8th while I walked the path He had chosen for our family.  The reason I knew these were from God and notContinue reading “What Did You Say Again? – Part II”