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Wisdom Brief

Wisdom Brief

“You are coding your clients’ time incorrectly.” “There is a better way to address this problem with your toddler.” “This expense is not allowed…” “You are manipulating your husband…” “The word you are using does not mean what you think it means.” “Reconnecting with this […]

Finding the “Right” Path

Finding the “Right” Path

Life is often referred to as a journey. The paths we take and the decisions we make determine where we end up, but it is often difficult to find the “right” path or even know what it looks or feels like.   “Do I pursue […]

Letting God Be God

Letting God Be God

I must confess, I think small. I think about limitations. I focus on weaknesses rather than strengths, and I often pray puny, wimpy prayers. Why? Because I often forget who God is and what He is capable of doing. My limited thinking limits what I think and ask Him to do. It keeps Him small to me.

When things are going well, that’s not much of a problem— we don’t need much, so we don’t ask for much.

But when life comes at us, when that medical diagnosis is grim, when the resources are all spent, when that relationship is broken, the job is lost, or the enemy has surrounded us like a lion ready to attack, we need God to be bigger. We need God to be more powerful. We need to understand that He is without limits and that with Him anything is possible.

ANYTHING.

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Who Should YOU Listen To?

Who Should YOU Listen To?

We all need advice from time to time. We need people in our lives that can speak into dilemmas or challenges we must confront to give us insight, a different perspective, or direction. Proverbs talks a lot about the importance of having advisors and asserts: […]

3 Keys to Choosing the Best Partner

3 Keys to Choosing the Best Partner

I have many friends with stories of pursuing their dream of business ownership. Many of those stories portray success and accomplishment, inspiring onlookers to follow their own dreams and entrepreneurial spirits. Others, however, are stories of loss, betrayal, and bitter disappointment. Some have lost their […]

A MUST READ book for YOU!

A MUST READ book for YOU!

I have not had the opportunity to finish my post this week for YOU, my readers, but I do have something wonderful to recommend to you as you continue you on the path to wisdom.

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Divine Direction by Craig Groeschel is a MUST READ for every Christ follower searching for understanding of the impact of our choices, decisions, and the paths we take. Sounds like a lot of OUR conversations, right? Ha-I hope so!

Craig writes about the 7 Decisions that will CHANGE YOUR LIFE and incorporates Biblical wisdom to deepen our understanding and motivation so that we can find the right path and live a story worth telling EVERYONE about!

I know, it’s hard to find time to read some days…I get it, I have a 2-year-old toddler who like to rearrange my pantry and kitchen cabinets in the blink of an eye, so my reading time has to be intentional and sometimes even scheduled. If this is you too, make the time to read this book! Get up a few minutes early, take it to work and read it during your break or lunch, or after dinner before you clear the table- whatever works for you. You will not regret this small investment that will yield enormous results in your life, faith, and your search for wisdom!

I am even including this link to make it easier for you to order!

Happy reading and I hope to have a new post for you next week!

 

 

 

Resting in Peace

Resting in Peace

A few nights ago, I had trouble getting to sleep…I mean TROUBLE! Everything was wrong…the room was too warm, my pillow too hard, the covers too heavy, and my mind- I just couldn’t shut it down. It was speeding into overdrive imagining every possible thing that […]

The Choice to be Offended

The Choice to be Offended

Everyone today seems to be offended by something or by someone…it is the latest victim-mentality of the 20-teens, or whatever we’re supposed to call this decade of the 21st Century. You know how it goes, you do or say something, whether audibly or digitally, something […]

A Heart of Wisdom

A Heart of Wisdom

HeartDo you question what it takes to grow in wisdom? Do you find yourself doubting that YOUR life could reflect and amplify godly wisdom or wonder if you can experience the peace and blessings of being on the right path?

Moses sought a “heart of wisdom” in (Ps 90:12) and Job’s friend Elihu believed that God shows a “regard for all the wise in heart” (Job 37:24.)

So what does our heart have to do with wisdom?

Most of us think of wisdom as being associated with intelligence, experience, or discernment, not something that goes deeper, to the very heart of a person.

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Healing for the Heart of America

Healing for the Heart of America

It’s no surprise that our hearts are hurting. Current events in the world and recent social and political turmoil in America have left many feeling confused, angry, and brokenhearted. It seems everywhere we turn there is criticism, argument, and overwhelming fear or negativity. And it […]