Over eight years later I can still pout about it. Giving up our water garden. I was pretty put out with God for asking me to give up something so good and so beautiful. I was also considerably hesitant to follow through when I knew He was telling me to fill it in. Aren't we… Continue reading The God Who Takes Away
I began trying to dream earlier this year and I found it to be one of the hardest things ever, because my mind had been trained against it.
"Something has to come off my plate." I knew exactly what she meant. My friend wasn't talking about her need to reduce her calorie consumption, she was admitting her need to cut back on her obligations. She didn't need wiggle room in her jeans, she needed wiggle room in her schedule. We can all use… Continue reading Should that be on your plate?
We adults, however, know better than to allow our hearts to be so trusting, don't we? We've learned to play it safe, not gambling on being surprised by another painful experience. No, we'll just pass on the surprises, thank you very much.
If you had to describe 2017 in one word, what would it be? For some this may be easy. Maybe you experienced something so great you could easily sum up the year in a single word. You might remember this year for some exciting accomplishment. Or maybe you were struck by such a tremendous blow… Continue reading A Year With Focus and Peace