timeless living

Aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you, so that you may walk properly before outsiders and be dependent on no one.  1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 (ESV) Stand in line at the checkout, and the intimate details of people’s lives are exposed for allContinue reading “timeless living”

He hears…

The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18 Crushed. You let someone down, failed to meet that deadline, were passed over for the position or promotion, lost your one person whose love made your heart soar. What crushes one heart may vastly vary from another, but we eachContinue reading “He hears…”

move on or love up on – the crossroads we all face

We each face a crossroads when confronted with a situation, person or comment which is unexpected, uncalled for or unwanted. We can choose to ask God what to do, or take matters into our own hands. There are times when God does call us to turn the other cheek, forgive and move on. There areContinue reading “move on or love up on – the crossroads we all face”

hearing what isn’t being said

The emotions are the distraction. Take a moment to hear what is not being said and proceed from there. -Melaniece Lovejoy When our emotions are on high alert, we can tend to get distracted as we listen, or think we are hearing things which aren’t actually being said. At times, we may seem like we haveContinue reading “hearing what isn’t being said”

stop. watch. listen.

There is a way worth searching after There is a life worth dying for There is a hope found in the seeking There is a truth you’ve never seen before…. Stop, watch and listen To the Word, to the Truth -Kim Hill It’s really hard to not stay in motion for me at times. IContinue reading “stop. watch. listen.”

after the noise

Noise comes in many voices. When we don’t turn down the voices we are not needing to prioritize, we can miss out on hearing His voice. The One voice we are most needing to hear. Pain may be using a megaphone, your kids may be clambering for your attention, or you can’t take the waitContinue reading “after the noise”

talk to me

There are many voices we listen to, but one that can do the most damage if we give it free rein. And it may be impacted by the enemy, but it isn’t him. It’s my, your inner voice.  Our self talk can block us from hearing God’s voice, keeping our minds so humming we are leftContinue reading “talk to me”

love the one you’re with- 3 ways to show it this Valentine’s Day

Love is a choice. You may have heard that before, but this Valentine’s, may it sink in deep. We show this love by how we care for those around us. By choosing to love them, our love can be seen like an outer garment. We choose to love. How we express that love should beContinue reading “love the one you’re with- 3 ways to show it this Valentine’s Day”

its time to be still

I was anything but still today. What I got done today leaves me tired just thinking about it. And as usual, a few unexpected raised their heads and tried to unravel the day. My first reaction was to get ticked off. (Honesty before eloquence!) My second was to confirm a correct response (as sometimes theseContinue reading “its time to be still”