Merriam Webster defines a squatter as “one that settles on property without right or title or payment of rent”.   I’ve recently realized I had squatters trying to move in.  Who were they? 

Club of Endurance

I have a question for you – what is your reaction to the word endurance? Take a moment.  Think about it.  Got your answer? Did you know endurance is a gift?  Are you surprised as I was?

The Veil

But whenever someone turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away.  For the Lord is the Spirit, and wherever the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. So all of us who have had that veil removed can see and reflect the glory of the Lord. And the Lord—who is the Spirit— makes us … More The Veil

IF you seek me

… you WILL find me. Did you notice there are not any qualifiers on that? It’s not you’ll find me if: you’re perfect and never mess up it’s sunny you got a raise today your family is happy and safe you get a promotion all your problems go away It’s just “you WILL find me”. … More IF you seek me

You know the expression “you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone”

Well … let’s prove “them” wrong.  What do you say? I’d rather take the time to know what I have while I have it, wouldn’t you? I was just reading a friend’s blog The View is Great . You’d think from the title of the post it’s about her birthday … but what I saw was … More You know the expression “you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone”

Pain and Provision

My  husband has an expression “too heavenly minded to be any earthly good”. That’s not what I’m talking about here.  I’m not talking about stuffing your heart away so that you don’t feel loss, grief, pain, disappointment or whatever lack has occurred in your life; then when your heart tries to surface for air you … More Pain and Provision

What are you missing?

Could the “safety” of the familiar be stealing the “more” God has for you?  “More” as in exceedingly, abundantly above anything you could even dare to dream to ask? (Eph 3:20) I’ve recently been confronted with that choice.  “What if” feels pretty scary when there is no going back if you take the risk of … More What are you missing?