What to do While Waiting on God During Your Storm

Recently, I posted a prayer about my desperation for a breakthrough in something I was dealing with. (Just for context, I realized that if I’m going to overcome trials, I must write during my most vulnerable emotions.) Keeping with the spirit of vulnerability, I should also admit that after I prayed that prayer, I was […]

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Why Seek Inner Peace?

We are living in a war zone within ourselves. We are battling the person we really are with the person we want others to see.  Our culture says that if we don’t like who we are, we have permission to be the person we want to be.  Many times, though, we realize that it takes far […]

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Getting Through Your Frustrations

I recently traveled to the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee just to get a way – to get away from all the things that were keeping me down emotionally.  (Believe me when I say the weight was getting a little heavy.) I suppose I thought that if I climbed higher to seek God, I would […]

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The Crippling Effect of How-To Articles

Do you ever notice the vast amount of “how-to” articles online? It’s incredible!  When I want to search for a new skill, I am confident that I can quickly and easily type my dilemma in a search engine, and it will produce several sites that imply the answer is as simple as a short list. […]

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Remaining Above Today’s Cultural Norms

Today was a rare morning.  I woke up to birds chirping and a beautiful sunrise that beamed through my windows.  It put me in the mood to wake up early and do a little grocery shopping. After perusing the store for essential and mostly more non-essential items, I stood in one of the checkout lines waiting […]

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It’s Our Time

This sweet image touched my heart.  I saw a father and son spending quality time on a Sunday afternoon, carrying on in a devoted conversation as if the shouts and cheers from sports fans around them were non-existent. This image made me think of our Father in heaven.  Regardless of the noise occurring around us, […]

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Credulous Defined

Credulous: willing to believe or trust too readily, especially without proper or adequate evidence; gullible. (dictionary.com) For the past year, I’ve felt very confident about my performance and where I stood at work.  I was proud about the skills I possessed and I was actively working on the skills that were lacking.  I had reached a point where […]

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