Faith, Hardships and Trials, Resting in Christ

Dig in Your Heels and Hang On to that Peace

Ah, peace. It can really be hard to grasp in this world, can’t it?  Sometimes, the chaos even chases us into our sleep. Have you ever had one of those recurring dreams? The ones that sort of show up every once in a while and come in so vividly that you remember them weeks later?… Continue reading Dig in Your Heels and Hang On to that Peace

Faith, God's Will

God Always Knows

God knows what we need to go through to get to where He wants us to land. Life takes some funny twists and turns. I worked as a professional woman for the first five years of my twenties, married at 25 and continued to build my career in project management. I'm a very ‘organized’ person… Continue reading God Always Knows

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Faith, freedom, God's Will, Resting in Christ, surrender

In Dependent Freedom

I used to think freedom was something expressed by independence—a liberation from anything which restricted you, but as I prepared to celebrate our country’s National Independence Day, another thought occurred to me. Are they really the same thing?  According to the definition, "independent" is defined as, “free from outside control; not depending on another’s authority;… Continue reading In Dependent Freedom

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Faith, Hardships and Trials, Hearing God, Resting in Christ

Feeling God’s Love when We’re Hurting

“…all the days ordained for me were written in Your book before one of them came to be.” –Psalm 139:16b (NIV) A wise person once said, “Every woman should have a place where her soul finds peace.” I can pinpoint my place down to the square inch. And I’m utterly convinced God created it with… Continue reading Feeling God’s Love when We’re Hurting

Faith

Countering Fear With Praise

  The CD player in our minivan is broken. It plays the same CD on loop and won’t stop without ejecting the disc and starting anew. Often my brain does the same thing with thoughts that loop and loop until I have to deal with them either in quiet prayer time or if left unchecked,… Continue reading Countering Fear With Praise