When Doors Won’t Open

The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.  –Proverbs 12:15 Ever have one of those I-hope-no-one-actually-saw-me-do-that kind of moments?  Let’s say, for example, you are trying to leave a store and no matter how hard you push, the door won’t open. You push and push with all your might and […]

Watching the Radar

From heaven the Lord looks down and sees all mankind; from his dwelling place he watches all who live on earth–he who forms the hearts of all, who considers everything they do.   –Psalm 33:13,14 www.intellicast.com One of my favorite apps on my smartphone is my radar app. Why I feel the need to compulsively check it every time I […]

Dealing with Delays

For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks of the end and will not prove false.  Though it linger, wait for it; it will certainly come and will not delay.  –Habakkuk 2:3 Living in a more metropolitan area, traffic delays can become a frustrating but common part of everyday life.  As a self-proclaimed “get-er-done girl” I like to get where […]

On the Path: Finding Your Purpose

For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.  –Ephesians 2:10 I was recently invited to speak at a local church on finding your purpose. My schedule prevented me from being able to accept the invitation; however, it did get me thinking about this […]

Springing Forth

Behold, the former things have come to pass, and new things I now declare; before they spring forth I tell you of them. –Isaiah 42:9 Given the brutal winter most of the U.S. has experienced this season, it has been a most welcome sight to see tiny leaves budding on some of the trees around […]

Faith or Denial?

For we live by faith, not by sight. –2 Corinthians 5:7 Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. –Hebrews 11:1   In my line of work, there is sometimes a lot of talk about the idea of someone being in denial. Counselors or group therapy […]

Coats and Cold Noses

By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going. By faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger in a foreign country; he lived in tents, as did Isaac and […]