Day 17 – If someone has found the secret to being prepared for life, please let me know!
…we fail to recognize that while we are grown adults physically, we remain children of God eternally.
Where is your everywhere?
It’s rainy season here in Malawi. The rains are heavy, unforgiving, and at times heavy enough to damage or destroy houses. The mud created during the rains is the sticky, the I’m-about-to-sink-when-I-step-in-it kind. The best shoes to wear in this weather are any kind that clean up easily. I have to admit to being moreContinue reading “The Dance”
It’s a crazy world we live in right now. It seems there’s a news story every day that makes me wonder how much crazier it can get; all of this news can also tempt me to fear. Everyone’s afraid of something: snakes, the dark, failing a test, missing a mortgage or rent payment, in laws…Continue reading “What Are You Afraid Of?”
I like to salty foods! I confess! Potato chips. French fries. Pretzels. All things salty in the snack aisle… Because I love salty snacks, I try to steer clear of them when shopping as I’m always tempted to waste way too much of my grocery money on useless salty things (but they do taste soContinue reading “Pass the salt, please…”
Life throws us the unexpected at us. As a Christian there have been times when I’ve thought, “That shouldn’t happen to me! Why do hard things happen?” As I’ve grown older (not old!!!) I’ve started to put 2 and 2 together. As a child of God, I’m not exempt from attack – I have becomeContinue reading “Hard Won Victories”
Change is never easy. In fact, the 5 top most stressful life events have to do with change of situation: 1. Death of a loved one. 2. Divorce. 3. Moving. 4. Major Illness. 5. Job loss. Each of these situations has to do with a change of life circumstance and the adjustment that naturally accompaniesContinue reading “Change”
When I became a parent, I grew up fast. When I became a parent, I suddenly understood what it meant to live for someone else besides myself. When I became a parent, I felt the incredible pressure of raising and being responsible for my child. When I became a parent, I realized how inadequate IContinue reading “Don’t Ever Grow Up”
One of my favorite accounts in the Bible comes from the book of Acts 17 where Paul was at Athens waiting for Silas and Timothy to arrive. Athens was an “educated” society and in today’s language we would call them “open minded.” Much of their time was spent in debate over new ideas and “newContinue reading “This is the Way…”