How easily I fall into impulsive temptation on things that should be easy to resist–dieting and spending–ugh my “thorn in the flesh times two. Wow, how hard can it be to follow a plan and ignore the impulse to eat this or buy that because “it’s not THAT much” or “it’s so convenient to just eat this now”?
Ever had a season–a very long season, perhaps years long–when your dreams get crushed over and over and over again? You start over and get back on your feet and when you feel things are finally coming together, BAM!#&$#%@! things fall apart again with another dream crushed??
In the middle of the night the beautiful home of my friend and client burned yesterday…while they were all home and sleeping. Miraculously they all made it out alive along with their two dogs. Tragically they lost their two precious cats and everything inside of their home. They got out only with the clothes on […]
Two hours later I came home to find a stranger with a chainsaw working on a huge tree in my front yard and stumps and saw dust everywhere on the side of the house! This absolutely drenched Good Samaritan I have never met drove by right as the two largest trees at my house toppled over just 15 minutes after we drove off! Apparently one of the trees blocked the main road and this man and some city workers chopped up the one that blocked the road and he chose to stay to finish the work.
Craig Groschel spoke at Gateway this Sunday. I’m always entertained while being challenged when he speaks. This past message? On his new book #Struggles: Following Jesus in a Selfie-Centered World. He spoke much on authenticity and how in our social media/selfie-centered world we are so set on being “Filtered” that it’s hard to be real […]
I so often hear clients tell me they just KNEW he was the right one. It was love at first sight. But ladies, it takes time and paying attention to what you see and what you hear from his lips to know what his true character is. The heart is deceitful. (That’s in the Good […]
We get by with a little help from our friends! That statement is so true and I use it often when I speak at conferences. But have you stopped to ponder WHO your friends are? We choose who we spend time with. Are you choosing friends that pull you down, compel you to make bad […]
Having “one of those days” so I followed my own advice and went to my iTunes playlist to be encouraged — found #Archers Janice Archer Cruse Tim Archer Fresh Surender album. “You Know The Future”. Oh yes He does. Just what I needed. I love when God uses past memories of how he came through […]
Insight into Male-female differences. Love it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MC3XuMvsDI&sns=tw via @youtube
God has been doubly good to me and I hope to you too! Happy Thanksgiving. It’s one of my favorite holidays because we get to see family and enjoy guilt free indulging in too much food as we reflect on all our blessings. I was reading Proverbs 3 today (usually I read a Proverbs a […]