Tag: Trust

Truth in Love

 A nearby church has this on their sign, “If the truth hurts, it’s working.” This has been bothering me all week, so much so, that I didn’t want to post a picture of it on my site. This is a

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Faith or Trust?

I was so excited to finally see a bear in person on our trip to Yellowstone last year. Yet, there were moments of fear that crept in. I was using a zoom lens to take this picture, so the distance

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With Confidence

Overwhelmed and overworked can leave a person to exhausted to even see what God is calling them to do. Our dreams become more faint. We question if they are even achievable. We question our intelligence and ability to make it

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Step Out

Discerning the next steps of my journey has always been difficult. I plan. I listen desperately for God’s direction. I want to know that He has opened the door. I don’t want to take unnecessary risks. I don’t want to

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Hard Choices

Most of the time I like choices. I want to choose what is best for me. My kids like it when I give them choices even as teenagers. Sometimes, however, I am challenged because none of my choices are good choices.

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Persistent Prayer

There are things on my prayer list that have been there for a very long time-years even decades. It becomes easy to think that God isn’t listening, or that God doesn’t care. Being persistent in prayer becomes exhausting, and I start

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Four! How did that happen? I have been posting weekly for four years. It is hard to believe it has been that long. It’s hard to believe I have that much to say. How do I continue to have something

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Peace I Give You

Peace seems unattainable. It seems out of reach. Media stirs the pot of unrest. Then I look closer to home and find new family illnesses, friends who are hurting, and desires unmet. It is easy for the heart to ache.

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Dream Bigger

It’s the new year. It’s a great time to reflect on the year past and create a vision for the year to come. I often find that the year that has past has not gone as planned. Some of my

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Bold Faith

Her young life changed in an instant. She was faced with humiliation and divorce, yes, divorce. Even though they weren’t married yet, in that time, once engaged formal papers had been filed. Who was going to believe her? She had

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