When You’re Rushed…Don’t!

“Saul waited seven days but Samuel did not come.” 1 Samuel 13:8 It seems like decision-making has befallen my household. Not the little decisions that make up day-to-day stuff, but the big ones. Things to do with say… jobs, and homes, and moving, and money, and uhhhh…the list seems too big! It seems to be […]

3 Things to Know When Wants Overrun Your Life

“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.” – Psalm 23:1 ESV Sleep and I are not the best of friends. We have a love-hate relationship. I love sleep, but when it abandons me around 4AM most mornings, well … hate is almost too good of a word. For years, I laid awake praying, […]

Carpe Diem

“Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth.” Proverbs 27:1 NIV     I recently saw the statement, Carpe Diem, on a university logo. It caught my attention. I thought how wonderful for that institution to remind its students of a basic tenet in life.   But then […]

It’s All In The Meaning

“When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.” Psalm 94:19 NIV     My friend and I had a good laugh the other day.   The topic? How our brain is constantly holding conversations with itself.   For me, it’s a committee meeting going on in there, ALWAYS!    A […]

Delight in the Lord

Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. – Psalm 37:4 ESV Delight in the Lord.   Easy to do when life is soaring and the view is clear.   Delight in the Lord.   Easy to remember when prayers are answered and providence reigns.   “Delight in […]

A Chance To Be Superwoman

“Then he said to them, ‘The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath.  So the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.’”  Mark 2:27-28   (sorry men, this one’s for the girls)   I was in a predicament last week.   The due date arrived to return a library book, […]

Why Am I Fat??!!

I have been on a diet FOREVER!  For as long as I can remember, I have been battling weight.  My first memory of a diet was way back in the 5th grade.  I was thin up to that point, but then ballooned.  Family photos tell the story.  From that point on I started the endless […]

In the Dark

“The woman (answered) the serpent, ‘We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden, but God did say, ‘You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch it, or you will die.’” Genesis 3:2-3 NIV (my emphasis) A stir-fry was on the […]