Turn frustration into prayer

Politics are so polarized today that almost any discussion can turn into a fight when participants have different viewpoints. It’s very easy to get frustrated by world events and the reactions – or non-reactions – of our leaders. And it’s truly hard to bite our tongues when confronted with approaches to problems that are different […]

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Sometimes it takes a while

Now, now, now!! We all want things to happen fast. But God doesn’t necessarily work that way. I’m in the midst of a job hunt – or as people gently say, “looking for a new opportunity.” Even though unemployment rates are among the lowest in a very long time, it is proving difficult to find […]

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Listen everywhere

“Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he’s the one who will keep you on track” (from Proverbs 3). It’s really easy to miss God’s voice. As I go about my day, I get so caught up in the details of everything on my plate that I ignore what God is […]

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God never gets bored

We’ve really enjoyed watching Our Planet, a relatively new TV series. My overwhelming feeling in watching the show is amazement. God’s creativity is incredible. The way that whales work together to catch their prey is a work of art and beauty. Some of the smallest creatures display the efforts of a master painter. The series […]

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Listening to the right sources

Jon recently shared the value of audibly telling our souls to rest. I thought a lot about that, as I love to consume information. Most Saturday mornings, I wake up too early and enjoy the weekend edition of a national newspaper over a slow breakfast, before anyone else in the house is awake. I gravitate […]

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