A prayer for Trust

A prayer for Trust
Welcome to the fourth post in my series, where we explore trusting God. I write as one who regularly prays, "I believe God, help my unbelief." I write as one who has seen how trusting God affects how I live and how well I love others. ***** Dear Friend, Can you hear God inviting you to talk to Him? Can you see God patting a spot on the sofa for you to sit next to Him? He longs to converse with you...Please trust His heart toward you is one of love.   "For thus the LORD GOD, the Holy One of ... [More]

For your own good?

For your own good?
Welcome to the third post in my series, where we explore trusting God. I write as one who regularly prays, "I believe God, help my unbelief." I write as one who has seen how trusting God affects how I live and how well I love others. ***** I saw the beige laminate desktops with attached chairs in my mind. We sat through many classes together in high school. Rick * ran track, excelled in his honors classes, graduated with many accolades, then went to Stanford University. When we were in high sch... [More]

Risky business....

Risky business....
Hi, I'm glad you're here. This is the second post of my Trust Series, where we're exploring what trust looks like. Why? Because trust scaffolds every decision you make. If you're interested, here's the first post in the series: 5 Benefits of Trusting God. Photo used with permission of Flickr User: Ryan G. Smith (“Trust” is an ongoing learning process for me.) Twenty-three years ago, I wore a white Cinderella-like dress and stood with my husband before family and friends to make my ... [More]

What are Five benefits of Trusting God? (& P.S.)

What are Five benefits of Trusting God? (& P.S.)
Dear Friend,  I'm excited you're here as I begin a new series exploring the idea of "Trusting" God and what it can look like. "Blessed are those who trust in the LORD, whose trust is the LORD. They shall be like a tree planted by water, sending out its roots by the stream. It shall not fear when heat comes, and its leaves shall stay green; in the year of drought it is not anxious, and it does not cease to bear fruit.- Jeremiah 17: 7-8" Photo via Flickr CC User: Marina del Castell Trust can... [More]

What if you stopped trying to be an extrovert?

What if you stopped trying to be an extrovert?
Dear Friend, After I read Holley Gerth's post about how she used to force herself to act like an extrovert and how she's learned to accept and affirm herself as an introvert and a highly sensitive person (HSP), I felt relieved. It explained much, such as my aversion and avoidance of certain movies. My husband is an introvert but not an HSP so he can watch a movie like Band of Brothers and not flinch during the battle scenes. Photo used with permission of Flickr User:snikrap   "And when... [More]