Tag Archives: control

Spring 2018: And God laughed

Funny thing about the Lord. He is God. This morning as I prepared to blog, the Lord was dealing with my heart over the issue of guilty pleasure. And before your mind goes too far into the nether regions, my guilty pleasure is Netflix. My husband and I are polar opposites when it comes to […]

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Your Sphere of Influence

Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion? Job 38:31 I heard that verse preached too many years ago to count, but the scripture has fascinated me since. There in the book of Job, the oldest of books in the bible, is an astronomy lesson and should be a […]

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Being the Captor not the Captive

From the time our eyes first fly open in the morning we’re in a battle with the enemy, or at least I am. My mind starts rolling with to do lists, my iPhone buzzes with received messages, social media is calling my name and the covers are oh so warm… let’s wait a while… and […]

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Another Lesson in Faith: Reset

Faith. I say I have it, I truly try to live it, but it’s not evident unless it’s tried; and tried it is again and again. I try not to whine for my trying of the faith really is piddly by comparison to so many others I know. My trials of faith are for the […]

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Hallelujah! There’s no calendar in Heaven… Remembering 911

I feel as though my soul has come under attack this week. At every turn I’ve been bombarded with unsettling thoughts and attacks from within and without. Frustration would mount and tears would well and as best I could I would shrug it off and not give the Devil the satisfaction of seeing me fall […]

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There’s a New Season on the Horizon

Seasons are one of my favorite things to write about. Every season of the year stirs an excitement in my soul; the seasons of life not always so much. We arrived at the beach this week just as their season was changing. The tourist were dwindling down to a few; I could count 30-50 people […]

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Trust Issues

T.R.U.S.T. – Total Reliance on Something Tested I use my cell phone as an alarm clock, and as it goes off in the wee hours of the morning there are usually message popping up on the screen as well, it’s certainly not uncommon. But an encourager in the faith who occasionally and very randomly messages […]

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It started with a kiss

Betrayal. A hard pill to swallow, but when its family, Satan seems to find his way into that pool and will splash the water until there’s nothing left. It’s true in family related by blood or family under the blood. Division is his goal and usually begins with a kiss. II Samuel 15: 5-6 5 And […]

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But I want That!

How many times have we said it? We know it may not be the will of God for our lives, but we want it. We’re not sure we can even afford the maintenance, but we want it. We have two similar, but not exact… we want it.  Color me guilty. We’re a spoiled nation. I’m […]

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Three Ways to Destroy a Relationship

Cranky Pants Proverbs 15:1 ~ A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. I try really hard to be a little Susie Sunshine, realizing that my attitude has the power to turn the helm of a relation-ship from blue skies to stormy seas with just a few words; but I can […]

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