Here we are, at Part 7 in the 8-part series on Perseverance that myself and three talented friends have put together. This week I just so happen to get to spend time with these same friends when we get together for a meet up in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. I am so excited I can hardly wait. …
Archives for May 2017
Turn and Face the Changes
A lot of words have been written about change. Songs have been sung. Tears have been cried. And heels have been dug in. 😉
When change arrives, we have three choices. We can run from it. Or stubbornly try to resist it. But we always have the option to embrace it.
Summer came in earnest on Saturday with the first REAL humidity of the year. The kind that leaves even heat lovers like us seeking air conditioned spaces. Then in the night came thunder, and lightening, and a real downpour that my yard gladly drank in.
May seems to be the month for magnolias and gardenias.
In the meantime, she received a good scolding this morning and I do believe she is smart enough to think twice before trying something so foolish again, especially on the oriental carpet 🙁
It’s all good honey. It’s like Disney’s Goofy. You like him, right?
Today I’m also musing on the message we heard in church yesterday about how we can be certain to know God’s will when we don’t allow ourselves to be conformed to the world’s views, but are instead, transformed by the renewing of our minds (Romans 12:1-2).
We renew our minds when we spend time in God’s word and in prayer, getting to know Him, and when we deliberately focus on whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable, and on all things good, excellent and worthy of praise (Phil. 4:8).
It is so important to be careful about the things we allow our minds to settle on isn’t it?The more we fill our minds with toxic thoughts, the less room we have for God. Click To Tweet
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“Two years ago, my story of purpose, in the second part of my life, began when I walked through a set of glass, double doors for the last time. I left confident, full of hope and with dreams that seemed in my reach.” – Mary Geisen
No matter what season of life we’re in, most of us have hopes and dreams for the future don’t we? At least I hope we do because the Bible says in Proverbs 29:18 that without vision God’s people perish.
But what happens when the journey that God leads us on looks different than we’d imagined? And what happens when our purpose doesn’t seem to be coming to fruition? How do we keep from letting go of the dream that God has placed within us when we are in a long period of waiting?