Protected. Worthy. Loved.
These are the words that penetrate my mind first thing this morning. What a blessing because these are all words of special significance to me.
“But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you.“ Psalm 5:11
Most people want to feel safe, but I think women especially have a need for this kind of security. I know I do. When we think of protection I think most Continue reading
There’s something so much more than a feeling, yet that is how it all begins. God taps into our emotions.
People have a mind... A heart... A brain—And people have emotions. Our emotions are dynamic and eclectic and combine together to create a myriad of emotions on lots of levels of expression.
This thing with God...it starts off as something that sparks a feeling and then grabs hold of our attention. As we pay attention something gets highlighted in our heart. We become moved, inside to the out, by this Continue reading
“When it rains, most birds head for shelter; the Eagle is the only bird that, in order to avoid the rain, starts flying above the cloud.” ~Unknown
Some of the biggest and best accomplishments this world has ever seen have been done under extreme duress and adversity.
Airplanes rise against the wind not with it.
It is the wind against a sail that makes the boat go.
Don't turn back when others speak skepticism and lack. Don't confuse wise and Godly instruction for criticism and do not mistake criticism for wise instruction. If it's Continue reading
Don’t forget to replenish...
The formula for adequate hydration is to take your body weight in pounds and divide that number by 2 to determine the number of ounces of water you should consume at the minimum each day. But what are you doing to ensure you consume adequate spiritual hydration? Just like when we are outdoors in the heat, we need even more water—so it is for our soul as well.
With so much going on in our world right now, it seems a bit like we’ve stepped right into a Continue reading
Self preservation: by my definition is to shield or safe guard oneself from actual or perceived harm. Self preservation is innate. Or is it learned? Young children arrive as tender hearted, trusting, naive and innocent. Over time the cares of life opens the eyes and awakens the soul to the dangers we encounter on life’s open road. The more harm done to an individual the more coarse their heart and mind become. The more scars, the more distant and closed to people we become—we self preserve to ward off future potential Continue reading