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?
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?
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
Question for you – how big is God’s strength? What’s the first word, image, sound or feeling of which you became aware when I asked you that question? For me it was the horizon. Second question. When you ask God for strength, how do you receive it? Do you try to carry it or do … More How big is God’s strength?
… 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
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”
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
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?
Two words that when I hear them come out of my mouth my “Danger, Danger Will Robinson!” alarms go off inside me. Never and always … there is so much power in both of these words. So when you use them is the power to which you are referring a blessing or a curse? Do … More Never and always … not necessarily a good thing
Big question. Important answer. If I may, I’d like to thank our respective intellects for how hard they work at trying to figure everything out for us, sorting through all the input that we experience and trying to connect the dots so that we can rest easy. Our intellects work very hard; but right now … More Does God really love me if I am chronically ill?