God Knows Our Thoughts… and He Wants to Talk

“We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.” 2 Corinthians 10:5 (NIV)   Do you believe that God knows your every thought?  Let me ask you that again.  Do you really believe that God knows yourContinue reading “God Knows Our Thoughts… and He Wants to Talk”

The Human Effect – Part II

“Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise.” Proverbs 19:20 (NIV)   I spoke last time about the importance of having wiggle room in our schedules instead of scheduling things so tightly that we can barely breathe, let alone factor in the human effect that justContinue reading “The Human Effect – Part II”

The Human Effect – Part I

“For lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers.” Proverbs 11:14 (NIV)   I was having a conversation with my husband the other day and we were talking about life.   Nothing profound, just life and how because it’s life, there are twists and surprises that come up when you leastContinue reading “The Human Effect – Part I”

What Life is Really About

“And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:7 (NIV)   Yesterday went down in the books as hard.  Work was challenging and I didn’t feel like I made much headway.  I received an answer to a promise I’ve been praying about forContinue reading “What Life is Really About”

Don’t Worry About Missed Blessings

“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” James 1:17 (NIV)   One of my favorite things to do, especially closer to spring when the winter weather is (mostly) behind us, is to drive my littlest back and forthContinue reading “Don’t Worry About Missed Blessings”

Reason to Listen to the Wise

“Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good.  Then they can urge the younger women to love their husbands and children,…” Titus 2:3-4 (NIV)   There are several verses in the Bible instructing us toContinue reading “Reason to Listen to the Wise”

Obedience Can Be Hard – Part II

“God’s loyal love couldn’t have run out, his merciful love couldn’t have dried up. They’re created new every morning.” Lamentations 3:22-23 (The Message)   The last time we were together, I shared that this obedience journey God has me on has been teaching me quite a few things.  First He taught me that when IContinue reading “Obedience Can Be Hard – Part II”