Monthly Archives:June 2016

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    The S-Word

    You want it so bad. It’s been promised. You have faith that it will be yours. You’ve wanted it for *so* *long*. Now you see it, Graspingalmost in front of you. It’s not something you could ever get on your own, but God has given you a way to have it. Because He promised. 

    Just imagine the Israelites as they have crossed the Jordan River on dry ground while it’s at flood stage. The miracle sustains their faith. They’re here. Finally here. They’ve wandered in the wilderness for 40 years. Can you imagine wanting something that long…watching your grandparents and parents die without reaching the goal? Finally here. *This* is what God promised. But wait. The first city, the very first conquest, isn’t for you. This one is God’s.  Continue Reading…

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    Making the Effort

    You’ve got to put it in to get it out. My mother-in-law has given us some Soilplants from her garden. I must admit, I don’t have the greenest of thumbs. We also don’t have the greatest soil here, which means amending the soil or getting good soil and putting it in pots. I’ve opted to add potting soil to normal soil in pots. It takes work to get these plants going.   Continue Reading…

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    What About When I’m Exhausted?

    Empty scapeEmpty. I don’t even feel like I have fumes in my tank to run on. I woke up feeling touched-out, crabby, and generally not wanting to do anything with anyone. Part of that is because, frankly, I need to get much better at self-care. And part of it is that I’m not taking time to listen to God’s voice in my life. Continue Reading…

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