Cultivating God-Confidence

Would you like more confidence, especially in the area of hearing God’s voice? The key lies in becoming familiar with His voice. It is about cultivating God-confidence rather than relying on self-confidence or circumstances to lead the way. How do we [...]

By |2024-01-29T16:53:26-07:00January 1, 2024|Bible, Blogs, Guidance, Hearing God, Resources, Study, You Tube Videos|0 Comments

The ABCs to Comfort Someone Who is Grieving

Do you have a friend or family member dealing with loss right now? Holidays can be extra tough. It's normal to feel anxious about what to say or do. Here is a guide you can use to talk to God before you [...]

Why Didn’t I Learn This Sooner?

I didn't learn because I thought I already knew what I needed to know. Without even realizing it, I had assumed I had sufficient understanding of a certain subject. When we're not actively seeking knowledge, our curiosity in that area often diminishes, [...]

How Does Grace Come Alive?

Mobile users please keep scrolling for more ... and leave a comment or ask a question Do you ever feel depleted? This week, I've been experiencing a divine refill in areas where I felt drained. My energy got used up by [...]

By |2023-08-29T10:25:14-07:00August 27, 2023|Abiding, Bible, Blogs, Hearing God, Holy Spirit, Strength, You Tube Videos|0 Comments

Ignoring to Embracing Emotions

Do you have a "pick and choose" relationship with your emotions? Like, "Hey, joy and excitement, you can stay, but anger and sadness, could you take a vacation somewhere far away?" For Mobile Viewers - keep scrolling down to read the article. Additional [...]

By |2023-07-26T10:59:44-07:00July 1, 2023|Abiding, Blogs, Emotions, Resources, You Tube Videos|4 Comments

What’s Your “Sorting” Style

Do you have a spot in your home where you store items that you intend to organize "later"? Perhaps it’s your kitchen counter. Perhaps it’s an office space. Or the dreaded garage… How do you handle the buildup? Two extremes: Procrastinating Pile Builders “Oh [...]

By |2023-03-15T10:58:18-07:00March 15, 2023|Abiding, Blogs, Guidance, Moving Forward, You Tube Videos|4 Comments

Does This Happen to You?

Do you like to figure things out? Do you look for solutions until you come up with something? Our brains are built to evaluate and problem-solve. They are solution-seeking machines! Stuck But what happens when we get stuck in problem-solving mode? What happens when [...]

By |2023-02-14T20:59:18-07:00February 13, 2023|Bible, Blogs, Moving Forward, You Tube Videos|6 Comments

Do This First

How many of you have said to yourself, “Okay this is the year I will read through the Bible and not skim the boring parts…” or “Starting now, I will stay consistent with my morning prayer times.” These are all great things, but … [...]

The Checklist

Does your mind skip ahead of you? Do you ever start a checklist in your mind before you have all the information? Many of us constantly operate in "checklist" mode. For example, the “checklist” mode may be operational when we read [...]

Don’t Get Beat Up

A friend of mine was asked by one of her kids what she wanted for Mother’s day. She took a deep breath and let out a long sigh and said, “Oh, that you children would get along!" Could that be how our Heavenly Father [...]

From our heads to our hearts Part 2

What does it mean to “experience” God? Do we experience God in our emotions? Do we experience God in our thoughts? In the previous post we discussed how to get something from our heads to our hearts. We realized our tendency is to try to [...]

How can I go from my head to my heart?

“I know that in my head but not in my heart” Have you ever said or thought that? Many of us have. Some of us carry the thought on to, “I have to figure out how to get it in my heart.” This sounds [...]

Feel the Feeling, Check the Focus

What helps you connect with God when you feel overwhelmed? That is the question so many of us are asking. Here is a story of what I experienced with a few ladies this week. I am so thankful for my weekly connect group with [...]

Hearing God’s Voice – 5th Key for His Written Word

Are you facing stress and pressure in your life right now? Would you like your joy to increase as well? Having our joy increase makes all the difference.  I have a little card by my computer that says, “Enjoy the Journey – for the [...]

By |2022-02-25T04:19:57-07:00February 25, 2022|Abiding, Bible, Blogs, Holy Spirit, Resources, You Tube Videos|2 Comments

Power of the Ponder

What are our expectations for this Christmas season? Do we want it to be extra special for our children and grandchildren even if that means overextending our time and finances? Do we accept the hustle, bustle, and stress because we want a certain outcome? [...]

Hearing God’s Voice – 4th Key for His Written Word

God is the ultimate gift giver! In the last few posts, we looked at the gift of His Word and His Holy Spirit. These gifts build our confidence to discern our own thoughts from His thoughts. But how do we know if we are [...]

Hearing God’s Voice – 3rd Key for His Written Word

Is there something we can do to help us hear God’s voice more clearly? Yes, God’s written word will help us recognize His voice in our hearts. But how do I understand His written word? In the past few posts, we have looked at [...]

By |2021-12-13T14:19:49-07:00November 24, 2021|Bible, Blogs, Moving Forward, Union with God, You Tube Videos|0 Comments

Hearing God’s Voice – 2nd Key for His Written Word

Have you ever been to an unfamiliar place? It could be a new building, or a new city, just a place that was unfamiliar. Take a moment to imagine yourself somewhere new. Now think about two scenarios. The first one, imagine you are all [...]

Hearing God’s Voice

Would you like to know if you are hearing God’s voice or your own voice? Would you like more confidence and direction in these confusing times? Many of us are experiencing confusion from conflicting “news” reports, deception in advertising, and even doubt in what [...]

By |2021-10-23T19:20:29-07:00October 13, 2021|Abiding, Bible, Blogs, Holy Spirit, Joy, Moving Forward, You Tube Videos|0 Comments

Joy Tank – Receiving

Last time I left you with a question: “What does “filling up your joy tank” mean to you?” I loved the response I got from Connie Short in the comment section. She was brilliant and I will tell you why. But before we discuss [...]

Moving Forward – Re-labeling Event

So what happens when you are exploring, and an unpleasant memory comes up? Last time we talked about some of the reasons we stay stuck. We want to move forward, but feel like we are standing still, or going around in circles. Sometimes it [...]

By |2021-08-05T10:23:41-07:00August 4, 2021|Abiding, Blogs, Emotions, Guidance, Moving Forward, You Tube Videos|0 Comments

Moving Forward – Excavating and Labeling

I was talking to a friend about some of the reasons we stay stuck. We want to move forward, but feel like we are standing still, or going around in circles. Sometimes it helps to follow a trail back to where we may have [...]

By |2021-07-23T13:04:31-07:00July 21, 2021|Blogs, Hearing God, Moving Forward, You Tube Videos|0 Comments

Moving Forward – By Pulling Back

Sometimes taking a nap is the most spiritual thing you could do. Does that sound a little crazy to you? I mean, wouldn’t it be more spiritual to fight the tiredness and read the Bible? Maybe go help someone or spend time in [...]

By |2021-06-17T08:34:57-07:00June 17, 2021|Blogs, Moving Forward, Resources, Rest, You Tube Videos|0 Comments

Is There Something Only We Can Do?

Do you know there are people you can reach -- that Joyce Meyer can’t? That was quite a thought that popped into my head in the middle of the night. I was trying to fall back asleep but found myself replaying the day [...]

By |2022-08-11T16:57:44-07:00June 9, 2021|Abiding, Blogs, Moving Forward, You Tube Videos|0 Comments
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