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Moments to breathe and just be – Psalm 131:1-2

I hear my husband open and then close the front door.  I lay quietly waiting to see if I get two or twenty more minutes alone in bed before the kids wake up.  A sleepy eyed child enters 30 seconds later and climbs in with me.  Ugh, here we go again.  I pull them into me, squeeze [...]

By | 2017-10-02T20:37:05+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Guest Blogs, Revelations and Encounters|3 Comments

Self-awareness plays a role in discernment

There comes a time when we awaken to the identity that God has given us as his children. This identity grows deeper as he takes us on a journey of greater self-awareness and intimacy with him. Why do I use the word self-awareness? I don't hold the view that self-awareness means selfish or prideful. In fact, I [...]

By | 2017-04-15T11:10:54+00:00 November 21st, 2016|My Heart Journey, Revelations and Encounters|14 Comments

Self-doubt fades in the light of God’s truth

Saturday night is winding to a close. I have a few writing gigs to wrap up before I start my new temp job on Tuesday. I'm excited, nervous and afraid all at the same time. I've been staring at my laptop screen for the past hour wondering what to write. I started one post, then deleted it. [...]

By | 2017-04-15T11:18:50+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|Revelations and Encounters|9 Comments

6 Ways to change your home’s spiritual atmosphere

I couldn't figure it out. The boys were behaving highly disrespectful. The amount of high pitched shouting, screaming and talking that I have come to expect as normal when you have three boys in your home seemed to be extreme. Something was off. My husband was not in a great place either. Technology was failing again. What [...]

By | 2017-04-15T11:23:07+00:00 October 10th, 2016|My Heart Journey, Revelations and Encounters|15 Comments

Praying from rest

Prayer! How often do I pray for my husband? Is it ok to let go and let God? These thoughts have often ran laps through my mind as I have wrestled with knowing how to pray for my husband while resting in God. Prayer needs to come from a place of surrender and rest. Rest does not [...]

By | 2017-04-15T11:21:54+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|My Heart Journey, Revelations and Encounters|0 Comments

Fighting against doubt with faith

Yeah, not yet in a weekly rhythm of blogging my heart journey. At some point, I hope it will stabilize. I'm not sure how to consistently blog my heart journey when I find myself often allowing God to continue the work he started before writing about it. So let me ask you your thoughts - would you [...]

By | 2017-04-15T11:24:27+00:00 August 28th, 2016|My Heart Journey, Revelations and Encounters|4 Comments

Salt: Your Enemy and Your Friend

In today’s diet, salt is a standard ingredient in preparing food whether at home, restaurants, or ready-made meals. The impact salt has on our health is unavoidable whether the impact is beneficial or detrimental. Yet the debate regarding salt as enemy or friend rages on. On the one hand, some scientists and food writers advocate for salt [...]

By | 2016-10-13T22:18:47+00:00 August 12th, 2016|Revelations and Encounters|0 Comments
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