VOICES OF POWER

Our voices are so important.  Yours is.  Mine is.  The world needs our voices.  Yours.  Mine.  Our voices and our words impact those around us.  They make a difference.  They have the power to give hope to someone who is struggling.  They can speak truth and light where there has been confusion and darkness.  Our…

LIVING WELL

As I get older, Lord, and look back over my life, I have this nagging question of whether I have lived well. I mean have I lived well by Your standards? You entrust each of us with “talents” as You call them in Your parable. Have I invested and used these for Your glory, or…

FOUNDATION OF JOY

Lord, I need a firm foundation. I need to find my worth, my joy, my purpose in You. I need the bedrock that cannot shift when life gets hard. I need to truly believe that You are faithful when it feels like there is no hope. I need Your presence. I need Your self. I…

INVESTMENT STRATEGY

“I admit that I haven’t yet acquired the absolute fullness that I’m pursuing, but I run with passion into His abundance so that I may reach the purpose that Jesus Christ has called me to fulfill and wants me to discover. I don’t depend on my own strength to accomplish this; however I do have…

ACTIVE REST

We spend so much of our lives just trying to fit it all in.  We thought we were busy when we were young with school, activities, maybe a job, family, church, and friends.  Then we grew up and became parents, and the explosion of busy started.  It began with the flood of baby things piled…

RENEWAL

The sunshine beckons. The fresh wind blows away all that was stale. Grass turns green, and buds appear. It’s spring, Lord, and I’m thankful. I’m thankful for living where I get to enjoy the change of seasons and see the miracles of sun, growth, planting, harvest, thunderstorms, autumn, and snow. It’s time for renewal inside and…

OWNING NOTHING

“For from Him and through Him and to Him are all things.  To Him be the glory forever.  Amen.” Romans 11:36 “For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things have been created by Him and for Him. …