turn Him loose

Turn me loose, turn me loose, I gotta do it my way or no way at all… -Loverboy, 80s & 90s rock band When the road gets tough, our reactions reveal what is under the surface within us. There are three ways we respond when the storms are swirling and the waters rising… 1. WeContinue reading “turn Him loose”

Do you overcome your problems or do you let them overcome you?

Some people are overcome by problems. Others overcome problems. -Max Lucado Which kind of people are you? Do you sink down overcome when things get tough or do you rise to overcome? Everything could overcome you if you let it, for this is an amazing world full of both wonder and wildness. Full of peopleContinue reading “Do you overcome your problems or do you let them overcome you?”

bedazzled? beware!

Over coffee last night, a girl friend and I were sharing a bit of our backgrounds & story with one another….as new girlfriends are likely to do as part of our get to know each other chats (Right girlfriends ;D) She mentioned how sometimes when something seems to good to be true, it is aContinue reading “bedazzled? beware!”

Presence

The past few days, I have felt overwhelmed physically. A few of my sore muscles are having a hard time giving up their tension, despite prayer and the efforts of my physio & massage therapist. Sleeping on my left side is foreign to me, I have always been a back or right side sleeper, andContinue reading “Presence”

lectio divina giveaway

Prelude: This post is about the Message version of the Bible.  If you don’t prefer this version of the Word, I bless you as you study your favorite version.  However, God has used this version to help me find my voice as a writer, and hear His voice more clearly.  Which is one of theContinue reading “lectio divina giveaway”

how the weight of His glory can fall like snow

How much does a snowflake weigh? Someone who measures such things determined that an individual snowflake weighs 0.02* grams. At that weight it would take 50 flakes to make a gram. For comparison, a Hershey’s kiss weighs 4.7 grams – equal to about 235 snowflakes. There are about 95 kisses in a pound. Using the kiss-to-snowContinue reading “how the weight of His glory can fall like snow”

3 Ways to Shift the Atmosphere

“Be a thermostat & not a thermometer. Change the atmosphere around you with your attitude rather than just reflecting circumstances all day.” – Sandi Krakowski Tired of walking into a live drama? Feel like you are stuck in a sitcom you can’t escape? Sick of surviving? Sometimes in the spiritual battle we face God has alreadyContinue reading “3 Ways to Shift the Atmosphere”

bless from the mess

You catch way more flies with honey than vinegar. -Unknown I recently had a gear shift, or what you may refer to as an ‘aha’ moment. I have a few friends who are both teachers. My newest friend of the two finally felt she found the school she was meant to stay in, and wasContinue reading “bless from the mess”