A Call to Dream

As the year is coming to a close I set and purposefully reflecting on the past year. Looking at goals I set, dreams achieved and the work God has done in my life.  I even look at my failures and how I learned and grew from them.  Then I begin to dream. I prayed asking God to draw out the dreams He put in my heart and help me not to dismiss what seems too big or out of reach.  Then I just begin to write about whatever is on my heart.  What my life will look like the next …

A Settled Confidence

Jeremiah 29: 11 tells us of His plans for us. He wants His children to prosper and not fail. Do you believe this to be true? Do you trust God’s plan for your life? Do you have a settled confidence in that God wants only the best for you? What do you do when life doesn’t go as planned? How do you handle a sudden change in plans? Do you panic or fall apart? What does this message say to God? As I look back on my 20’s and 30’s, I see a woman struggling to find her way. Yes, …

No Fairy Tale

Two of my grands rode in the car with me to the big store yesterday. On the way we talked about the Easter Bunny. I told them that I was so sure that he was real that I thought I saw him hopping down my street one Easter morning when I was about 4 years old. Caleb reminded me of the story of seeing Santa in the sky, which of course was us young cousins being taken for a ride by the older cousins who pointed out some starry anomaly in the sky on Christmas Eve (so that parents could …