Foolish Enough to Trust God

When looking back on the lives of men and women of God, the tendency is to say, “What wonderfully keen and intelligent wisdom they had, and how perfectly they understood all that God wanted!” But the keen and intelligent mind behind them was the mind of God, not human wisdom at all. We give credit…

Living Sacrifice: Half-Way There

As 2010 came to a close and I looked forward to a new year, God began impressing on me the idea of sacrifice. Struggling to balance pinched finances, stretched responsibilities and whirlwind days, one thought kept surfacing: simplify. Things that I felt were necessary in my life became the things that God was asking me…

Living out Sacrifice

I normally don’t post on a Saturday, but a friend of mine pointed out today’s entry from “My Utmost for His Highest” by Oswald Chambers. It goes along so perfectly with what God has been speaking to me about Abide and Sacrifice, I wanted to share it here. Hope you’re all having a wonderful weekend! Abraham…

Don’t Make Me Repeat Myself

“How many times do I have to tell you?!” “Don’t make me say this again.” As a parent I repeat myself a lot, and I frequently get exasperated that I end up sounding like a broken record. Clean your room. Eat your lunch. Don’t hit your brother. Go to sleep. Get in and get buckled….