God Cares More About the Journey – Part II

“This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live.”  Deuteronomy 30:19 (NIV)   Last time we were together I spoke about my discouragement and the encouragement I receivedContinue reading “God Cares More About the Journey – Part II”

God Cares More About the Journey – Part I

“With God the job is not the goal… It’s the moments in the ‘going’. Not what you’re trying to get to, but the treasure is in your time spent with Him.” Tracy McCarthy   For the first two weeks in January, God daily reminded me through Bible verses, devotions, encouraging friends, and songs on theContinue reading “God Cares More About the Journey – Part I”

Coming Soon: Spoken from the Heart: Embracing the Adventure

January 4th our pastor presented a wonderful message encouraging us to “Embrace our Adventure” – the trials/challenges that we were facing by putting our trust in God and then watching as He gets the ultimate glory! I loved the message, but asked God if He would be willing to give our family a “free pass”Continue reading “Coming Soon: Spoken from the Heart: Embracing the Adventure”

God Trusts Me With His Silence – Part II

“Just keep doing what He has called you to do…I’m excited to see how your adventure is going to end.” Tracy McCarthy   I talked last time how God never changes…whether it’s in the form of helping us learn an important truth, giving us a chance to grow, or preparing us for the purpose HeContinue reading “God Trusts Me With His Silence – Part II”

God Trusts Me With His Silence – Part I

“Have you thought about it this way? Maybe God is trusting you with His silence.” Tracy McCarthy   There have been times in my relationship with God where I’ve seen Him work miracles in my life and in those around me.  Other times, He has spoken so clearly I know that I know that IContinue reading “God Trusts Me With His Silence – Part I”

I’m Glad God is an Equal Opportunist

“Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us,” Ephesians 3:20 (NIV) I’ve been talking a lot lately about the trial my family has walked through since January…or June 2013.  However, God has shown me so many waysContinue reading “I’m Glad God is an Equal Opportunist”

Adventures Can Be Scary – Part II

“…walk joyfully and confidently in the plan God has for me.” (Pastor James Sunnock)   When we were together last, I talked about how our family was presented with an adventure not of our choosing but an adventure nonetheless.  As I made the choice to step out and “do” the adventure God’s way, He remindedContinue reading “Adventures Can Be Scary – Part II”

Adventures Can Be Scary – Part I

Trials/challenges + TRUST (in God) = GOD gets all the GLORY! (Pastor James Sunnock)   This year on the first Sunday in January our pastor gave a very encouraging sermon. He talked about if we dedicate each new year to God, it should build excitement in us about the adventure we’re about to travel withContinue reading “Adventures Can Be Scary – Part I”