El Roi – The God Who Sees

Then she called the name of the Lord who spoke to her, You-Are-the-God-Who-Sees; for she said, “Have I also here seen Him who sees me?Genesis 16:13 Hagar was the Egyptian slave woman and a concubine in the home of Abraham and Sarah. Sarah was barren and very desperate for a child so she arranged for Hagar to provide … Continue reading El Roi – The God Who Sees

Why Advent?

I am a mom of 2 very busy toddlers and Christmas is the very best time of the year for me.  I love the cold winter air, the warm drinks, the bundling up in cozy sweaters, fuzzy socks and all of that goodness.  I love how the city lights up and people seem to be … Continue reading Why Advent?

Renew Your Mind: Everything is a Possibility

Renew Your Mind: Everything is a Possibility  Prayer helps us become aware of God’s provisions and protections in our life. Let’s begin each day with prayer and intentionally look for God’s provision (resources) and protection (strength) throughout the day! Graham Cooke Audio Study:    REFLECTION: What is the one phrase, scripture or statement where God is speaking directly … Continue reading Renew Your Mind: Everything is a Possibility

Do you feel the “weight of the world” on your shoulders?

Each time I read a book or participate in a study, I set my mind on the purpose and the intentions for this particular time and season of study.  I think what is the one take-away that I can gain from this study that will leave an impact on my life.  What can I run … Continue reading Do you feel the “weight of the world” on your shoulders?

The Secret to Living a Content Life

What is the secret to a content life? Is there some formula or simple strategy that we can follow to help us live a life of contentment? It seems that it is almost human nature to feel discontent. Since the dawn of time people struggled with discontentment. We can even look as far back as … Continue reading The Secret to Living a Content Life

My Mid-Life Rejuvenation – Rejecting the Idea of a Mid-Life Crisis

The Lord directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives. Though they stumble, they will never fall,  for the Lord holds them by the hand. Psalms 37:23-24 God delights in every detail of my life.  EVERY DETAIL. Do you know any "Type A" personality people.  You know the people. … Continue reading My Mid-Life Rejuvenation – Rejecting the Idea of a Mid-Life Crisis