LENT: GROUNDED

We want our coffee hot and our french fries fast. We live in a quick-to-order, hurry-it-up culture. Life in the fast lane. And too often, we want to hurry up God. 

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What is God Up To…Really?

There are times when life just doesn’t seem to go right. Debt is piling up. The marriage is tense. Health is cratering. The world seems to be falling apart. And to add to the misery, you endlessly hit every red light. What is God up to…really? The inner battle stays brewing…even when you know it…

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Does God Pursue Intimacy with Us?

I’m sitting here having a conversation with my 7-year-old today (who happens to be home for the day after vomiting on the school bus. Ugh.). To be honest with you, talking to him comes very naturally. We chit chat back and forth with natural ease. Laughing. Listening. Talking. Teasing. Talking to people is a normal…

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What Does it Look Like to “Talk” to God?

I️  don’t think people realize how easy it is to have a relationship with God. It is as simple as talking to a friend. This is how we pray. Misconceptions About Prayer There are often misconstrued notions that we have to talk to God in a certain way…with lofty words or in a particular posture…before…

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Day 20 – You Can Be A Team Player!

I recall a time early on in our marriage when my hubs and I were having a heated discussion. We couldn’t agree on the best parenting approach with our young kiddos. Let me paint the picture…Kids are screaming. You’re exhausted. Bad cop wants to do one thing. Good cop has a different idea. It was at one…

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Day 14 – You Have Something to Give

I want to encourage you today to reach out to someone who has spurred you on to keep going. I bet they don’t hear the simple words “thank you” often enough. Who is that person for you?

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