“I don’t need Jesus! My shift is almost over,” giggled the cashier who was scanning my New Year’s Eve treats. She was right about one thing. Her shift was almost over. I had dashed into the nearest grocery store just before closing time to pick up a few last minute celebratory snacks for ringing in … [Read more...] about Who Needs Jesus?
Finding God in ordinary places Part 7 It had been two years since God assured me that he could reach my husband and that he was working in his life. The problem was, although I believed God, I just wasn’t seeing anything encouraging. It was a Wednesday morning and I was talking to God. I … [Read more...] about God at Work
Surrender and trust. Over these past several months God has been teaching me a lot about these two words. Back in november I met a guy and we hit it off really well. Almost immediately after that first encounter I felt a wave of crazy, strong feelings and emotions. I was afraid of it. So I buried … [Read more...] about Surrender
Acting on assumptions can lead to all manner of blunders, can’t it? I have a friend who once took her kids to a “meet and greet” with the Prime Minister at a local library. He made the faulty assumption that my friend was the children's grandmother. Oops! More embarrassing for him than for her, I … [Read more...] about Assumptions
Finding God in ordinary places Part 5 I started running in my mid thirties. My dog, Lady, always ran the first two miles with me. She was incredible. If she knew what I wanted she would do it. She ran unleashed close behind me and slightly to my left. She would not be distracted by squirrels or … [Read more...] about Hearing His Voice
It had been a year or two of endless months of waiting, praying, crying. And hoping. Days, weeks, months of sitting in dark spaces, on rocky ledges and hanging on for dear life as the roller coaster we were on dipped and spun at terrifying speeds. Sometimes life feels like that. Like … [Read more...] about A New Year