My questions about God were many and constant. In rare, unguarded moments of conversation with high school and college friends, I wondered aloud if God was interested in the details of our lives. Most people with whom I chatted seemed to think that the only answer to my ponderings was a sincere – No – for a variety of reasons. … More Does He Notice Me?
Did you listen? The video. Did you listen? If you didn’t take time to listen to the video, will you? Please? What did you hear? The surf. As you listen to the surf, what are your impressions bubbled to the surface? Did you listen for the full 28 seconds? Or did you quickly move on … More Listening Up Close and Personal
Before I loose you to resignation or hopelessness. Let’s ponder on the good news. Please. Stop. Sit back down. Relax for a moment. Take a deep breath. Your problem isn’t going anywhere while we take a look at the really good news. … More Problem? No Problem!
So, now how about making the move with me. Click here and when you get to Eyes on Jesus and Shine at http://www.lisabrittain.com go ahead and click your way into the site. To subscribe simply click the Subscribe button and complete the form. That way we’ll be able to stay in touch and continue to encourage one another on our journey home. … More Pause/
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At the end of our five weeks together, we joined in fellowship around a table to share a meal and discuss some of our gleanings from our time together. One woman suggested that we continue together through the summer by writing creatively on one word. She asked if I would be willing to send out ‘a word’ a week for each of us to ponder and write about.
Obviously, I said, “Of course, I would love to do this summer creative writing with y’all!” And here we are with our first word:
bittersweet … More A One Word Ponder: bittersweet
Welcome to Saturday Share! The purpose of this weekly feature is to provide a space for regular people to share their real-life encounters with Jesus. It’s about living in the middle – on the way to the finish line. Our race isn’t finished as long as there’s still breath in our lungs. I believe we … More Saturday Share with Ruth Snell
That’s me! That’s what I need. I need a renewal of my mind. In fact, it occurred to me as I read these words this morning that most of the conversations I’ve enjoyed with friends lately have included these words from my mouth. I’m declaring it openly. My mind is tired. I recognize that my thoughts are often fractured. … More Are you IN?
Truth. Outside of my immediate family, I’ve never been so challenged to speak the truth in love, keep short accounts, and forgive with extravagance. Leading multi-faceted people in one unified direction is not for the faint of heart. Honestly, I was humbled by my consistent need to ask forgiveness for myself. My knees and my heart were raw in a good tenderized kind of way by the end of my term. … More Saturday Share with Me: Life and Truth With Motherly Love
Perhaps making your bed in the morning is beyond your capacity as you prepare for the day. Or you just never developed this habit. Either way, I want us to walk together as we unpack the need for making sacred space. … More Saturday Share with Mary Geisen
Rejoice, rejoice and press on…
How does one do this? I’m honestly asking. How does a finite person of limited power and ability choose not to look at the circumstances? What will cause my eyes to turn to things above? … More Five Minute Friday: Turn