The #truths I live by

Today many people claim that truth is relative. Some will even go so far as to say that there is no such thing as truth. (You can check out the various "theories" of truth here.) I choose to believe that the Bible is the inspired, inherent word of God, written by at least 35 different authors … [Read more...]

Delighting in Obedience: Redefining Success

How do you define success? This is a question we need to answer for ourselves and revisit on a regular basis. Our definition of success will affect how we act and react to life and what it brings. Let's see what the Bible has to say about "success": Psalm 62:7 (Living Bible) "My protection and … [Read more...]

3 Things I’m #Determined to Do

This week in our Proverbs 31 study of Made to Crave: Satisfying Your Deepest Desire with God, Not Food, by Lysa Terkeurst, our key word was "Determined". Our key verse was: 1 Peter 5:7-8a, "Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. Be self-controlled and alert."   NIV1984 There are … [Read more...]

#Empowered by trusting God

I've started another Proverbs 31 online Bible study. Made to Crave: Satisfying Your Deepest Desire with God, Not Food by Lysa Terkeurst is the book we're using. One of the questions Lysa asks early on in the book is: "Is it possible we LOVE and RELY on food more than we love and rely on God?" One of … [Read more...]

My Writing Goals for 2014

NOTE: Writers: please click on the button above to share your blog link and participate in the blog hop. Readers: please click on the button to go to other writers' blogs. They will be sharing posts along the same theme as this one. “Write. Start writing today. Start writing right now. Don’t write … [Read more...]

5 Choices that help me in my walk with God

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_T1_ge7kwA] Come, Thou Fount has been one of my favorite hymns for a long time. I guess I appreciate it because it describes my struggle to follow the Lord. Walking with God STARTS with one decision, but after that, I need to continuously choose, every day, … [Read more...]

Day 2 on the Treadmill

I have a confession to make. I don't like exercise. No, let me be totally honest - I hate exercise! It's something I've always had to work on and often I make excuses NOT to do it. If I can do something fun (like play volleyball or curling) and get exercise at the same time, great. However, with my … [Read more...]

5 Steps to developing good habits

Happy New Year! It's a greeting we exchange every year at the beginning of January. None of us know what 2014 will bring us. Many people try making resolutions only to have them fall by the wayside. Some people even refuse to set goals, explaining that only sets them up for disappointment and … [Read more...]

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