Monthly Archives: August 2016

Pit Stops

“but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” (Isaiah 40:31) NIV

I admit it, I’m in a bit of a slump. I have ridden the bell curve down to the bottom and I’m stuck. I seem to be dangling there not able to climb up either side…not that I really want to go backwards but I don’t want to be here either.

Rolling around the bottom of a valley is a daunting thing. Everything around you looks larger, looks higher and out of reach. and then it comes……all the fears, anxieties and thoughts of how I am never going to get out of this place. Continue reading

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The Unexpected Stop

The Bible says that we will face trials. God uses events, people, tragedy, suffering and situations to teach us and mold us into the people He created us to be.

Some of us are more hard-headed than others and He has to keep bringing the same things to our attention until it finally sinks in and we can say, ok God, I get it. Continue reading

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Gift of Mortality

Nestled in my arms and contented to rock the afternoon away, my son falls asleep. The gentle rocking motion soothes the tiredness and lulls me into a state of easy rest.

This is how I picture God to be when I come to him with my worries and cares and concerns. He nestles me into His arms and lulls me into a peaceful state. Continue reading

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