Humble Beginnings and Big Goals

“Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin, to see the plumb line in Zerubbabel’s hand.” Zechariah 4:10 When you are pursuing your dreams, the above words can be a great comfort. This verse among others drive home the point that overnight success is not the norm and that small ...

To Qualify Instead of Purge

18. February 2015 Uncategorized 0
This year, although only seven weeks old, has been full of purging. In all areas of my life, I am getting a lesson in simplification. Not from the aspect of doing and having few things, but in evaluating all I have and do and asking God, What’s worth keeping? This brings up different questions in ...

Order Brings Peace

13. February 2015 Uncategorized 2
I have to confess that I am not an organized person. I used to be―in certain areas. As a teenager I would let my room get a big mess and then one day just dive in and clean it all up. I got enjoyment from the big difference that cleaning a big mess would give ...

The Goo Goo Club

29. January 2015 Uncategorized 2
My middle child is in preschool. I knew her experience with school would be different than my son’s. They are very different kids. She is a feeler and a creative. She is also highly social in all situations. He is more reserved in school settings and is much more linear in his thinking. It has ...

Be Brave for Healing

2015 is feeling big to me. I am one who doesn’t spend a lot of time on goals for the new year until I am in the new year. My head can’t really focus on the twelve months ahead in the middle of Christmas. I don’t want it to either. Christmas is such a sacred ...