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The Best Thing to Do When Life Is Difficult

Life is challenging, unpredictable and quite honestly painful at times. When life is difficult, we need to know what is the best thing to do.

Do you ever find yourself squeezing your eyes shut wondering if they might just pop out? Or clenching your hands so tight it leaves indentations on your palms? All the while – wishing, wishing, wishing – things were another way? When life is difficult, we need to know what is the best thing to do. Life is challenging, unpredictable and quite honestly painful at times. Knowing what we will do first when the pain feels like it will devour us whole,...

Is There More To “Being Still?”

"Be still and know...." Year after year God had put this verse on my heart. Surely he had new plans or was there more to being still I needed to learn?

Year after year God puts this verse on my heart, but this year I was sure he would give me a new one. After all, I had experienced the benefits of sitting still with God. Surely he had new plans or was there more to being still I needed to learn? As I quietly sat in my quiet time chair, I prayed, “God, what verse do you have for me this year?” Anxiously I waited for a new one to...

When Being Still is Uncomfortable, A Different Perspective – Guest Post by Leslie Newman

Do you find it hard to be still? Sometimes it follows me right into my prayer life. This month we plan to tackle the meaning and benefits of being still.

Do you find it hard to be still? I certainly do, and it follows me right into my prayer life. Learning about God and serving him comes easy for me.  However, sitting still with him is an area which is a continuous struggle for me. This month we plan to tackle the meaning and benefits of being still with God and ourselves. Hope you will join us as we take this journey. To kick off our new series, I am...

Out Of The Box

Box - Out of the Box

Do you categorize people based on differences? I honestly didn’t think I did until it hit me smack dab in the face at a recent convention. It got me thinking: What might happen if we stopped putting people in boxes?...