How to Receive God’s Promises

you don't have to beg

Looking over my journals for the last 20+ years, I can clearly see how much time I’ve spent whining & begging God to do something. My journals look a lot different nowadays as I’m learning to abide, to receive, and to give thanks for what God has done for me in Jesus, is now doing […]

Why Self-Effort Makes Having a Happy Marriage More Difficult

Inside, Outside, Upside Down

Looking over my journals for the last 20+ years, I can clearly see how much time I’ve spent whining and begging God to do something for me that He’s already done. I’ve pleaded with Him to be with me, to take care of me, and to bless what I’m trying to do. In short, I’ve […]

How to Adopt a Better Perspective

His ways are not our ways

Our perspective is naturally limited by what we see around us. Things look very different from above. You can always ask The Lord to show you how things look from where He is. He delights in showing you His ways. And He has a glorious purpose for your life. It may not look glorious to […]

How to Live Above Depression & Anxiety

living the life God has planned for you

What if the answer to your current struggles is completely off your map? What if there is more to be gained from your circumstances than you can see? How would you live differently if you knew The Lord has greater plans for your life? Most of us experience depression and anxiety everyday. Perhaps not to […]

2 Truths You Must Embrace to Live an Authentic Life

and remain steadfast in the face of challenges

I’ve always believed that knowing Jesus should make a real difference – not only in terms of where we spend the hereafter – but also in the here-&-now of our daily existence. So how do we connect the dots between what we believe & what happens to us in “real” life? Or do we? As […]