Archive | Trusting God

Hang On! God’s Got This!

  Oh friend, I don’t know what you are going through today. But I do know this: God is not surprised or worried. He’s got this. I’ll admit, I’ve had quite a month. For starters, someone created a fake Facebook page using my name, my pictures and my identity. If I didn’t know better, I’d… Read More

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When You Get In Over Your Head

I was just a wisp of a girl–a six-year-old, forty-pound monkey with gangly arms and legs who vowed she could do anything her eleven-year-old mischievous brother, Stewart, could do.  Standing on the glistening sand of Bogue Inlet Beach, N.C., I hungrily watched as Stewart and his friend, Jeffery, plunged into the briny waters at the… Read More

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When You Have the “Why Bother” Blues

2014 new year with new challenges…and a few old ones that slid right on over into 2014 like grease on a slick countertop. Tell me, have you ever wanted to throw up your hands because the same old struggles cling to your heart and wrap around your soul. “Why bother! I’ve prayed. I’ve tried. I’ve… Read More

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When You Feel Like This Old House

Have you ever felt like this old house? Sagging beams. Rotting floors. Collapsing roof. Crumbling foundation. Overgrown landscape. Peeling paint. Empty rooms. Deserted. Have you ever felt like you were on the verge of collapse? I have. Sometimes I just get tired, and I want to put up a sign over my heart that says… Read More

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DEATH, ROOMMATES, & A RANDOM CAT

One of the new features of my Blog is that I will have Guest Bloggers post from time to time. This will usually be when I’ve read something that stirs my heart, and want to share it with you. That’s what I’m doing today. My brother left his wife and three teenage kids several years… Read More

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How to Experience an Adventurous Faith

I sat in a giant swing with two other crazy women. Strapped in. Hanging on. Poised to be flung out over a cliff…over and above a valley below…way below. I’m excited to meet Jesus. I really am. But this was not how I envisioned it happening. We were at a women’s retreat in Colorado, and… Read More

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The Beauty of Boundaries

I am so sorry that most of you received a blank blog post this morning. The new web site has presented some challenges. Aren’t you glad that there are no glitches with God! He’s got it all covered and does it right the first time! So let’s try this again. Here is today’s post! Talk… Read More

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6 Truths of Trials to Hang Your Hat On

  Sometimes life doesn’t turn out the way we thought it would. Sometimes unexpected difficulties knock us off our feet and out of breath. Sometimes painful situations stab tender emotions already left fragile by past hurts. In my own life, I’ve pondered the broken pieces of shattered dreams, and I’ve been amazed at what God… Read More

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