Watching those fledglings grow up over the edge of the nest, their eyes on Mama and their beaks open for nourishment, reminded me that you and I have not been left to fend for ourselves. Our heavenly Father waits for us to look to Him to meet our needs.
Some mornings it feels like I’m walking side by side with Jesus on dusty roads or sitting on grassy hillsides listening to His teachings. This was one of those mornings. As I read through chapter 10, I could hear the confusion and disbelief in the Pharisees’ voices. And the confident, compassionate clarity in voice of The Good Shepherd.
If we live long enough you and I will stare down many harbors of heartache. The burial of a loved one. Betrayal. The loss of a career. A chronic illness. Financial disaster. The list is long. Right now you might feel stuck in a season of sorrow. Or have a friend who is camped in a hurting place. This resource is for you.
How do you measure your self-worth? How do you determine your true value? That’s what Sharon Jaynes chats with us about in her guest post on my blog–Owning Your True Value.
3 benefits to paying attention. Attentive may not be the word you chose for 2018, if choosing a word is even one of your spiritual practices, but paying attention to our focal point is essential if we wish to live life as Jesus followers.
If whining and complaining is our go to in difficult circumstances, we miss out on the gifts of grace God has waiting for us when we humbles ourselves. Award-winning author Tricia Goyer shares her story and wisdom.
We hope that if we do A, B, C, D, E, the others involved in the endeavor will do their part and we’ll enjoy a solid landing on Z. But plans change. Remembering these three things about God can help us gain perspective in the unexpected.
When frustration is left to simmer inside us, little is needed to bring it to a boil. Let’s talk about three surprising ways to overcome overwhelmed.
Hit the snooze button. Roll over. Pull the covers over our head. Whatever we’re doing in our not-sure-I’m-ready-to-be-awake moments, there’s something else we can to to pack more power into our waking routine.
For dreamers and planners like myself, the unknown can be daunting. Let’s look at 7 truths that will help stabilize our steps into the unknown.
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