21 01, 2014

Out with the Old, In with the New: Changing by Choice

By | 2014-01-21T20:10:25-08:00 January 21st, 2014|Inspiration|26 Comments

We’ve all heard the saying “Out with the old, in with the new.”  It’s quite simple to understand and easier to say, but like most advice we give to one another, this is a very difficult thing to actually DO.  As I think about my life now there are so many new places where I am applying this phrase and as good as that is, some of the changes I'm facing are HUGE and definitely overwhelming. Photo Courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/amanalang I'm not great at choosing change, it usually needs to be forced on me and I'm guessing many [...]

22 05, 2012

Journey Mercies . . .

By | 2012-05-22T05:30:09-07:00 May 22nd, 2012|Inspiration, Self-Help|40 Comments

Journey Mercies . . . Have you ever prayed for someone who was going on a long trip?  Maybe one that would take them to a place they have never been or one that could put them in harms way? Did you ever ask the Lord for journey mercies on their behalf?  Sixteen years ago I divorced.  After 23 years of marriage and four kids, I found myself alone. As traumatic as that was, the thought of being on my own was even more overwhelming. Would I be able to afford to stay in my home, pay my bills and move forward in my life? [...]