Tag: disappointment

Daily Reads 05.02.2019

A couple of weeks ago, our family had an impromptu weeknight dinner. After dinner, the conversation turned to our daughter’s work experience. She shared that in every job she had, her coworkers used the same adjectives to describe her. She admitted there… Read More

Daily Reads 2.09.2019

Saturday already again! Since I am currently hanging out in the sunny south, I will enjoy the 70 degree weather and maybe make a trip to the beach. What does our day look like? Do you have expectations for what you might… Read More

Daily Reads 2.08.2019

Reading: Psalm 62:5-8 This is the last day we will read this psalm but there is one more really important principle I want to draw from these verses. In verse 5, I find these words: “for my hope is in him.”  The same concept is repeated in… Read More

Daily Reads 2.07.2019

Reading: Psalm 62:5-8 I know. I know. This is the same reading as yesterday. Maybe you decided not to read it today for that reason. I encourage you to stop and read it again. Because there’s a chance you are like me… Read More

Daily Reads 2.06.2019

Reading: Psalm 62:5-8 What does this psalm teach you about expectations, translated here hope? The first phrase that jumps out at me is “Let all that I am WAIT QUIETLY before God.” When chaos swirls in my head, I need to sit quietly with… Read More

But I thought…

A few years ago – okay, so it was about 15 – I had a birthday party for myself. My husband was out of town and I invited a few of my closest friends for dinner and a sleep over. Not everyone… Read More

Daily Reads 2.04.2019

This is my birthday week. Fifty some years ago my mom waited in expectation of a sixth child. She already had five children ages 7-10 and a one year old. She anticipated I would be a good playmate for my brother. Only… Read More