I am repenting against my previous attacks towards New Year's Resolutions. And of making fun of people who make them but can't make it past January 17. The irony is I am extremely goal oriented. But more of a broad sweeping 30,000 feet LeT's ChaNge The WOrld aNd DREam A Lot AnD DOn't HoLd Me … Continue reading I am repenting
Recently I am being asked more and more to share a talk I have created on building resilience in children. The basic foundation of the workshop is intentionally teaching our children how to forgive. For any children in our lives, we need to actively find ways to eliminate brittle bitterness. Instead, we need to model and … Continue reading Three Ways to Build Resilience in Children Through Forgiveness
I recently had a new tattoo created. It is a protective caim encircling each of my children’s names on arrows. The symbolism is centered around Psalm 127. I want to provide a sanctuary of safety and security for love and acceptance for my children as they grow and develop. However, my ultimate desire is to shoot … Continue reading I know why Hagar sat a bow shot away
a·bide əˈbīd/ verb accept or act in accordance with (a rule, decision, or recommendation). "I said I would abide by their decision" synonyms: comply with, obey, observe, follow, keep to, hold to, conform to, adhere to, stick to, stand by, act in accordance with, uphold, heed, accept, go along with, acknowledge, respect, defer to "he expected everybody to abide by the rules" 2. informal be unable to tolerate (someone or something). "if there is … Continue reading əˈbīd: Conversations with God
I want you to know that God is the same today, yesterday, and tomorrow. When He asks us to step out in faith it's not some cruel game of Marco Polo. He's already cleared the path. He's gently guiding us along the way speaking Truth along the way in His still, small voice. He's not … Continue reading A Quick Word About God’s Faithfulness
When we expecting our daughter we didn't want to tell anyone the name we had picked out for her. We had witnessed our friends experience all those awful things people say when they hear the names chosen for their little babies. Horribly negative things like, "Ooohhh, I knew someone named that and they are still … Continue reading Does the name of Jesus still send chills down your back?
By this time that night how many times do you think she had counted his fingers and toes? As she held the red chicken legged being do you think she questioned his origin of anything holy? In between her body recovering from excruciating pain do you think she laughed at the absurdity of the situation? … Continue reading How Many Questions She Must Have Had
I seem to constantly strive for homeostastis. I'm all or nothing.Or leaning a bit too much this way or that. But hardly ever balenced.I get the nutrition down but fall apart on exercise. I'm highly productive but abandon my family. I have time for friends but fail to build new relationships. I am reckless but fearful. I have … Continue reading I’m out of whack with The Trinity
I have been given a vision. Clear as day. Yet I've only been given a pen light to see the path through the forest at night. The purpose is easy to see. Yet I walk by blind faith because the path is short sighted. My confidence is in the Father of my salvation. Yet I'm … Continue reading Random thoughts on chicken faith
The last 3 months I have been passionately pursued by 2 men. Well, presumably two men. They're both pretty well known. I was going to come up with alias but I don't like to play games with these guys so I'm going to call it like it is. Satan has been going after me hardcore. … Continue reading Don’t look now but I think I’m being followed.