Here’s the thing. I know that everyone has problems. Heck, even the most perfect person that ever walked the face of this earth had problems. So if He couldn’t avoid them I KNOW no one else can. It just seems most people don’t want others to know about the crap they are walking through. They are always … Continue reading Crying in the Dark
I don't know about you guys, but I am sometimes easily motivated based on the potential reward of my actions. But today I felt God convicting me that my actions are not enough. He said, in a nutshell: You may be doing all the right things, but if they are for all the wrong reasons … Continue reading Intentions Matter
Today my kids and I partnered with a local organization to serve the homeless community. We not only prepared backpacks and food for delivery, but we also rode in a bus with the organization to hand out the items and fellowship with their community. I have to be honest, I was a bit concerned about … Continue reading It’s not always about passion
John was the apple of his mother’s eye. And her approval and love was everything to him. But John would sometimes steal, lie about discounts at their family owned store, and cheat people out of their money. It wasn’t that he got enjoyment out of these things, he just felt he had to for them to … Continue reading Spiritual Authenticity
When I made the decision to follow my dreams and become a writer I had grand plans. It was so easy to come up with ideas for stories. I literally had five book concepts within the first week. And when I published the first novel I felt so accomplished. I had proven to myself I … Continue reading Trusting Him
Submission isn't about me choosing to do what He asks... that's obedience, it's about me choosing to ask what I should do.
It's official. I make crazy choices! And I don't even know why. Today I was just sitting in God's presence worshipping Him and allowing Him to show His love for me. It was such a sweet moment. There was peace and happiness... pure perfection. And I am not even talking about hours of my time. … Continue reading Crazy Choices!
Well it's January 1, 2017. The start of a new year. And, with a new year comes so many things. New Year Resolutions. Promises to change one's health, lifestyle and relationships, or even a fresh start with a move to somewhere new. However, I am not in the habit of making resolutions or promises at … Continue reading Happy New Year!!!