Doctor’s Orders For The Busy Soul

Do you feel too reliant on other people's ideas to have great ideas of your own?  I know I do.  Listen.  I'm a Jesus-loving, self-denying, proud-to-be-available for all the others aunt.  And sister.  And daughter.  And friend.  I love all that.  I really do.  But all of that keeps me really busy.  And sometimes I … Continue reading Doctor’s Orders For The Busy Soul

Would You Dream A Little Dream With Me?

You stand at the threshold of your life in action.  It's already in motion. We've been talking about the invitations, and we've identified some factors that prevent us from showing up for them.  These factors in all their forms are shaped by fear in some way.  I hope we've discovered by now that fear is … Continue reading Would You Dream A Little Dream With Me?

How To Find The Invitations Hidden In Fear

The invitations are everywhere.  We've been invited to God's very best.  There is a bouncer who calls Himself fear, and he's scary.  Or she is.  At first she seems nice.  As crazy as it is, I think that we're friends.  It's a mystery to me because she never lets me in.  I guess secretly, I … Continue reading How To Find The Invitations Hidden In Fear

Can A Stolen Phone Be A Gift From God?

It's a Saturday night, and the power is out in my home due to storms.  I'm at work.  I decide to charge my phone there before I go home.  I return to find the charger right where I left it.  There just isn't a phone attached to the end of it. I'll be honest.  I'm … Continue reading Can A Stolen Phone Be A Gift From God?

How To Turn Your Detours Into Grand Adventures

I wanted a nap, but clearly that wasn't happening.  I was confused about how to respond to what I was feeling, and I began to feel dizzy.  The children were spinning 'round and 'round.  One was screaming, the other was shouting, "Look at me!"  I decide here that quiet is necessary to recover my brain, … Continue reading How To Turn Your Detours Into Grand Adventures

What’s Behind Your Curtain?

Today God moved me to consider the spirit of obsession He built into my wiring.  At first, I wondered if it was something I should surrender, if I could fix it somehow.  Classic control freak.  Then I recalled how it was there as a child.  How it had always been there.  Maybe that's how He … Continue reading What’s Behind Your Curtain?