Learning Soul Freedom

Packing and the busyness of getting ready to move has me behind in my writing. But even in the craze of throwing away, recycling, giving away, and packing up, it seems the Lord has lessons for me. My Recalibrate Life read, this month, is not one of the books I originally chose. In fact, I [...]

Living Intentionally or on Autopilot

Psalm 86:11 "Teach me your way O LORD and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart that I may fear your name." How would you describe your life -- are you living intentionally or are you running through life on autopilot? I have been working my way through the book "He [...]

Roadblocks and Forced Stops

Have you ever taken a road only to find it's a dead-end or there's a roadblock keeping you from traveling on? It can be extremely frustrating, especially if you are running late or just in a hurry! Or if you are dead-set on having your way! I was all ready to go, and so looking [...]

Growing in Grace through Celebration: Worship and Praise

Does your relationship with God cause you to celebrate? Does knowing His presence in your life lead you to praise and worship? What is your response to His goodness to you?  Does it go by overlooked? Those are tough questions. And sadly enough they often do not evoke the answers we want. There are so [...]

Sharing Your Fragility

How do you think of yourself? Strong? Responsible? On top of things? The one who can and does take care of things? The one others come to when they need the job done? Shauna Niequist, in her book Present Over Perfect, describes herself as having been all of the above. She got things done and more [...]

The Weight of Life

Are you seemingly sinking under the weight of life? I have been doing a Kim Avery online-Bible study titled Life Overflowing, it is on the book of Ephesians. It's an excellent study, with audio lessons and a worksheet for note-taking for each lesson. I was writing about it in my journal and inadvertently wrote "Life Overwhelming" [...]