Wisdom Seekers

If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God,who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. James 1:5 (NIV) The quest for knowledge can become a fact finding mission without an end, unless you know the right place to search. I am married to a man whoContinue reading “Wisdom Seekers”

for those lost in a maze daze

I recently read a Christian fiction book where one of the characters was trying to explain to the other about how God longs to guide us. Because you & I both know there are days when we sooooo need someone to take us by the hand and help us along when we feel like weContinue reading “for those lost in a maze daze”

porsche vs beater: when quality matters

Just passed a Porsche in the parking lot on my way to the bus this morning, which jolted my memory back to part of a talk I heard at Kingdom Bound several years ago. It’s worth revisiting. We can tend to end up with people based on attraction, can’t we? And jumping to instant conclusionsContinue reading “porsche vs beater: when quality matters”

neon handiwork

I have been enjoying and learning so much from digging into His Word, without speed reading. I have purposely slowed myself to take in each verse, and seek the Message for me to apply to my own life. When I read or study a book, I pull out my trusty highlighter. I mark it upContinue reading “neon handiwork”

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”

don’t skip your sorrows: wisdom awaits

Don’t skip over your sorrow, there is wisdom it wants to teach you. -Dr. Henry Cloud God uses all circumstances & scenarios to teach us if we are His, and to try and reach us if we aren’t. My recent fall has taught me a few things about myself. This being my second minor blowContinue reading “don’t skip your sorrows: wisdom awaits”

live free

Did you know you are free? You really are. You are free to make any choice you want to. You are. No one can make you choose. Our wills determine our choices. If you are stuck in a bad habit, you may feel like you have no choice but to keep doing what you haveContinue reading “live free”

what to do when you catch a glimpse you prefer you hadn’t?

Yesterday, I decided to walk around the mall I work in, and explore. As I work on the top floor in one of the professional spaces, I don’t see many of the other businesses, beyond the food court & the stores I pass on the set route I take to catch my bus. On myContinue reading “what to do when you catch a glimpse you prefer you hadn’t?”

go to the source

I am an avid learner, as I recently shared in my desire to keep taking courses. I like to study the Word, read how others interpret the Word, and grow through the process. The image I am sharing today struck me as a great visual reminder of the three key ways to encounter truth, andContinue reading “go to the source”

when you are far from Home: 3 tips to help you through

Like Mary, Joseph & Jesus, you too may feel far from home…. in a strange city, foreign country or in an awkward family gathering. You too may be longing for the familiar surroundings or faces you are missing. If you too feel far from home right now, here are a few tips to help youContinue reading “when you are far from Home: 3 tips to help you through”