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Tag Archives: Working Out Faith

Remarkable

You know… there are few things that invoke awe in me. I post tons of pictures hoping that it can communicate our life here or stir emotion in someone the way it may for me in real life. Usually, I

Guilty for Stealing Joy

Through waves and clouds and storms, He gently clears the way Wait because in His time, so shall this night Soon end in joy, soon end in joy Soon end in joy, soon end in joy. ~ Jars of Clay,

Father’s Day

So Happy Father’s Day to all of you who have created little ones, want to, or have chosen to father the fatherless. Much has been written about the importance of fatherhood. As crucial as it is to have a mother,

Disappointed

When I first started Seminary, I started out as a Masters of Divinity student. After one semester, and an almost nervous breakdown, I realized I was not supposed to go for that degree. One of the classes that led up

“How am I supposed to know what God wants me to do when I have so many ideas in my head?”

Finding and Keeping our Calling… I had someone ask me the other day, “How am I supposed to know what God wants me to do when I have so many ideas in my head?”  Wow, have I ever been there! 

How to Discern God’s Will

A simple approach to discerning God’s will for your life.  Inspired from the work of Alice Cullinan, PhD. “Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is- his good, pleasing, and perfect will.” Romans 12:2 In

Finding Purpose

We are all searching for a sense of purpose. We want our efforts to be worth something.  Unfortunately, that can often leave women exhausted and over-committed.  Perhaps it’s time to re-evaluate. “You are overwhelmed,” my husband said to me.  “You

Remain:

We are often reminded to “remain” in the presence of God- that we will find peace and comfort there.  How would we approach that concept if we knew it was command? “Let your roots grow down into Him, and let

What About Him?

A surprising lesson about minding my own business, I mean “story”, after reading “The Chronicles of Narnia” with my boys. It’s not everyday that we get a word from the Lord regarding our future. Most of us live in a

Breaking the Silence

What is going on while God is silent?  Is it me?  Is it Him?  Why can’t I hear Him? We have a human tendency to automatically assume that silence means we have wronged God or that he has abandoned us.