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”

when it’s time to rest

I have decided not to write today. I am still trying to process a whole boatload of changes headed my way, and I am literally all thumbs this morning. I am taking some time to rest, recharge and reboot despite this being my busiest work day of the week. Because the time spent with HimContinue reading “when it’s time to rest”

under pressure

In Me you can have peace. In the world you have pressure, but be daring! I have conquered the world – John 16:33 ERV “Under Pressure” by Queen is one of the most popular songs of past 35 years, not just because it is catchy, but all of us can relate… We all feel likeContinue reading “under pressure”

when no is the final answer

All you need to say is simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything beyond this comes from the evil one. Matthew 5:37 NIV When the phone rings, the letter or the email arrives, a person inquires and a request is involved, God gives us two options of response. Notice pray about it isn’t one of them in theContinue reading “when no is the final answer”

caught in the headlights

The other day, someone was speaking highly about a skill I have while I was in the room, and I felt uncomfortable. I felt awkwardly caught in the headlights! The issue wasn’t that I had overheard, because the person knew I was there. The real issue? I am not used to praise and compliments, especially inContinue reading “caught in the headlights”

I am in this

This morning, I woke up to a situation I didn’t expect. And quite honestly, was quite upset with. No one likes not being listened to, and sometimes pain is speaking so loudly it drowns out the voice of love. As I was in my initial shock, I heard God whisper, “Rest in Me. I amContinue reading “I am in this”

scarred

You made everything all right when it clearly isn’t. #TheMercifulScar I just finished reading the book, The Merciful Scar by Rebecca St. James & Nancy Rue. (I will be quoting from each chapter for the next three weeks as inspiration for my blog posts for the rest of April) It stirred up memories within meContinue reading “scarred”