I Wish I Had Listened to My Own Advice

“You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you…”  Isaiah 26:3 (NIV)   It’s so much easier to see things after the fact then while I’m walking through them.  Back in February when I had lost my job and didn’t have another job to replace it, I panicked. Continue reading “I Wish I Had Listened to My Own Advice”

What if I Had Made A Mistake?

“Joshua told the people, ‘Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the Lord will do amazing things among you.’” Joshua 3:5 (NIV)   My new job and responsibilities are working out well.  God reinforced to me that I have a wonderful boss (something I had already known and brought sadness when I had thought about leaving) who lovesContinue reading “What if I Had Made A Mistake?”

The Day I Tried to Quit

“Dear God, Sometimes You request, You ask, You nudge, You invite us to do things that are seemingly hard or uncomfortable…I pray that as we courageously step out in faith and participate, we do grow to know You more and that extraordinary things happen as a result of our obedience…” (Originally published on UnveiledWife.com)   Continue reading “The Day I Tried to Quit”

God Reminded Me Peace Matters

“God wants us to succeed more than we do. He’s on the sidelines cheering us on, not making the trials more difficult.”  Aileen Sunnock   Even though I constantly fought my feelings, I still struggled with my new position.  I was torn.  I felt like God had given me this position and I really likedContinue reading “God Reminded Me Peace Matters”

God Reminded Me of My Promotion

“Joseph’s life serves as a reminder that everything we go through is preparation for something else. God is preparing each of us for something.” (Greg Laurie, How Waiting Prepares Us, Used by Permission from Harvest Ministries with Greg Laurie, PO Box 4000, Riverside, CA 92514))   Despite all the blessings God was providing to ourContinue reading “God Reminded Me of My Promotion”

Big, Small, Everything In Between

“You’ve heard, of course, of Job’s staying power, and you know how God brought it all together for him at the end. That’s because God cares, cares right down to the last detail.” James 5:11 (The Message)   I received an email in April informing me I had “won” a free cup of coffee theContinue reading “Big, Small, Everything In Between”

He Cares About the Details

“Pile your troubles on God’s shoulders—he’ll carry your load, he’ll help you out. He’ll never let good people topple into ruin.” Psalm 55:22 (The Message)   As I sit here typing, in between making macaroni and cheese for our oldest before heading out to his band concert, I’m overwhelmed with gratitude and feeling so thankfulContinue reading “He Cares About the Details”