Tag: fear

Daily Reads 11.08.2019

Many situations cause anxiety. It seems to me they all point to our core longings. If we long to belong, we will be anxious that others will reject us. If we long for unconditional love, we will worry about being a disappointment…. Read More

Daily Reads 11.04.2019

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6.7 Give… Read More

Daily Reads 10.27.2019

Today as you gather for worship, remember what it means to find shelter in the shadow of the Lord. Are you taking refuge in the shadow of his wings? Perhaps you want to revisit Psalm 91. Make today a day of change…. Read More

Daily Reads 10.24.2019

Read: Psalm 91:3-4 Years ago, a student asked me about this psalm. Her question was if God would really keep all evil from her life if she trusted in him. Would her life be free from all trouble? Perhaps that is what… Read More

Daily Reads 10.23.2019

Read: Psalm 91:1-2 Carefully read these two verses. Last week I explored what it meant to thrive rather than just survive. The key to thriving is outlined here. Living in the shelter of the Most High God means I have surrended my… Read More

Daily Reads 10.21.2019

It started October 21, 1984. Prior to this date, I had experiences that were frightening or unnerving. Like the time in high school when my friend and I were chased by a male in a black truck. Or the time my sister… Read More

We Were Made to Thrive

In a couple of weeks, I am speaking at the spiritual renewal week at a local Christian high school. The theme is “We Were Made to Thrive” based on Casting Crowns song, “Thrive.” There is a phrase in the songs that says,… Read More

Daily Reads 10.14.2019

While I quilt, I like to watch something. Last night I chose The Hunger Games. This isn’t my first time viewing them, but as happens, I caught something new this time through. After the tributes from the 12 Districts are chosen, Katniss… Read More

Daily Reads 08.25.2019

Read: John 3:16-17 God didn’t send Jesus into the world to judge you or condemn you to hell. He sent Jesus to save you! Today is a good day to receive God’s love into your heart. He loved you before you even… Read More

Daily Reads 08.24.2019

Read: 1 John 4:16-18 Part Two The kind of love God wants us to know is full of confidence. This confidence comes from knowing we lived like Jesus here on this earth. This perfect kind of love knows no fear. If we… Read More