Choose REST

Today I’m thrilled to welcome life coach, psychotherapist, and blogger Laura Frederick as my guest. Laura is an engaging communicator I met during a workshop at Western Seminary. I know you will love her authentic voice and the inspiring peek she provides into beginning a new year in a REST-ful way. Enjoy!   choose REST   January is a peculiar month …

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How To Make Your Time with God Really Count

Do you long for a deep, vibrant relationship with God? Carving quality time out of a busy schedule to spend with Him is almost impossible, isn’t it?  Then when we do manage a little time, the struggle for connecting with God during prayer and study dampens our efforts and further weakens our resolve. We rely more and more on church sermons and Bible study …

Hold Onto Hope

  If ever we needed to hold onto hope, it’s now. Every day the news broadcasts some fresh horror that creeps closer to home. I don’t read every story, but I tune in enough to glimpse the chaos whirling past. It reminds me of a merry-go-round. Do you remember them? Most schoolyards had one and it was the hit of …

God is Near

The revelation of Jesus Christ which God gave him to show his servants…” Revelation   What a marvel that God invites you and me into the hallowed halls of His divine counsel to share His plans with us. This morning as I sit bathed in the light of this incredible truth, I’m acutely aware of my littered desk, baggy sweats, …

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Parenting by Faith: Adolescence.

This week I am privileged to guest post at Revealing the Story, a fresh blog filled with stories written by women with lives just like yours and mine. So head on over to read the rest of this post, “Parenting by Faith: Adolescence” and prepare to be blessed by the rich mix of contributors at this sweet site.    Lord, please tell me what to …