Faith

Rejoice, Pray, Give Thanks – This is God’s will for you

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. While I’m praying, seeking wisdom in the Bible, waiting or moving forward on decisions that I believe are God’s will, I have come to realize that at the same time I can dismiss these 3 simple… Continue reading Rejoice, Pray, Give Thanks – This is God’s will for you

Faith

Overcoming the Strongholds of Insecurity with Faith

stronghold is a place where a cause or belief is strongly defended or upheld. Whereas an Insecurity is a feeling of uncertainty, a lack of confidence or anxiety about yourself. Have you ever strongly defended your faulty thinking that was holding you captive to your insecurity rather than attempt to explore and deal with those… Continue reading Overcoming the Strongholds of Insecurity with Faith

Faith

Overcoming Loneliness with Faith

I heard on the news the other day that our country is experiencing a loneliness epidemic, and our technology advancements have been contributing to this widespread feeling of isolation.  Our smart Phones, Facebook, Instagram and twitter accounts have redefined how our generation communicates with each other.  People are using their phones more to connect through… Continue reading Overcoming Loneliness with Faith

Confidence

Confident Jesus is walking beside me

One of my favorite things to do is walk with a friend. I walk with my neighbor, Dede, several times a week down a dirt path that is is accessible from our neighborhood.  This path is high up on the hill and runs parallel to the valley below us.  Our conversation flows as our feet… Continue reading Confident Jesus is walking beside me

Resilience

Resilience Part 3: Focusing on Heaven

Jesus told his disciples in Matthew 16:25: For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it. Jesus knows that we will never find our life in this fallen, sinful world; therefore, He calls us to abandon all for Him, and in this abandonment Jesus will… Continue reading Resilience Part 3: Focusing on Heaven

Resilience

Resilience Part 2: Getting help from my friends

Oh, how I relate to this song during this season of my life.  Ever since the day I drove into Medford on December 31, 2017, I have received nothing but help from my friends, and their support has contributed to my ability to be resilient during this time of great loss in my life. Like… Continue reading Resilience Part 2: Getting help from my friends