How to Leave a Tender Legacy of Compassion

February 20, 2017

Tom hadn’t seen a homeless man on his way to work in five years. But on this day, God put a particular man in Tom’s path and placed on Tom’s heart compassion for this man who needed practical help. Our children are watching. Our world is watching. Our hearts ache to share the love of Jesus…. read more »

How to Leave an Authentic Legacy of Justice for the Oppressed

February 13, 2017

“The care of God for the oppressed is a marked feature of Holy Scripture,”* yet do I bear that out in my life? Some days my goal for my legacy barely makes it past hoping people don’t remember me as cranky or always running late. Other days, I am inspired to leave a legacy of forgiveness… read more »

How to Leave a Sweet Legacy of Forgiveness: Learn from the Best

February 6, 2017

Forgiveness: It sounds idyllic, until we have to work through the process ourselves. Then the work is hard. Can you forgive the person who betrayed your confidence? The one who cut you down? The person with a strongly different view than yours? How can we leave a sweet legacy of forgiveness? We can learn from the… read more »

How to Be Sure You’ve Heard the Voice of God So You Can Be Brave to Follow It

January 30, 2017

Sometimes God slices through our ordinary lives and mundane thoughts and calls us to follow His voice. How can we know we have heard the voice of God so we can be brave to follow it? Be sure to subscribe to get the free printable that accompanies this series on Hearing God’s Voice! Several years ago, as I… read more »

The Fascinating Secret of Guilt-Free Quiet Time with God

January 23, 2017

We have the best of intentions to spend extended quiet time with God, and then it gets interrupted. Guilt creeps in. No more! Let’s follow Jesus’ example and allow grace to enter our quiet time. I have a new puppy! She is adorable, don’t you agree? That’s a picture of her from the reveal of… read more »

The Surprising Rewards of Counting Your Blessings

January 16, 2017

Feeling unsettled or anxious? Is it blocking your ability to hear from God? Try this method for shifting your focus and opening your heart to hear from God. For weeks I had felt off-kilter. Nothing obvious was wrong, but I felt unsettled and out of sorts. I just couldn’t find my equilibrium. God’s voice was nowhere to… read more »

An Unparalleled Way to Clear Your Mind to Hear from God

January 9, 2017

Amidst all of the distractions of our busy lives, how can we clear our mind enough to hear from God? Today, we will take a page from scripture, seeking relationship with the Lord. On cool summer evenings, when porch lights came on and kids were called home, my dad would occasionally sit on the front cement… read more »

How to Hear God’s Voice in a Busy World

January 2, 2017

Do you ever feel like your communication with God is garbled? You’re not sure if you heard right? How can we hear God’s voice in this busy world? Join us for this series and get a FREE PRINTABLE. “How long does that need to cook?” “4 to 5 minutes.” “45 minutes! That can’t be!” “I… read more »

What to Do When You Don’t Get What You Want – David’s Prayer of Gratitude

November 28, 2016

Sometimes, you don’t get what you want, and when you look in the rear view mirror, you can’t help but fall to your knees in thanksgiving that you actually got something better. Today’s passage provides a remarkable link between Thanksgiving and Christmas. David gives thanks for a phenomenal promise–the promise of an everlasting kingdom, which would… read more »

When God Reveals Deep and Hidden Things

November 21, 2016

When God reveals something to you, it is such a personal experience that when you try to explain it to someone else, the story falls flat. Not so with Daniel. I’ve been so excited to get to this devotion, I don’t know where to start! When God reveals something to you, just to you, it… read more »

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