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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!

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

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 […]

Sanctity of Life

Sanctity of Life

This Sunday is called “Sanctity of Life Sunday.” It was enacted by President Ronald Reagan in 1983- the official proclamation can be found here. His words were heartfelt and haunting: “These children, over tenfold the number of Americans lost in all our Nation’s wars, will never laugh, […]

DIVIDED We Stand?

DIVIDED We Stand?

Head in HandsThis 2016 political season has been hard on all of us. Most of us never anticipated just how nasty it would become through the campaigning, debates, and the daily onslaught of media coverage. My stomach is sick and I can only imagine yours is too.

It is our great honor and responsibility to vote for the next president of our nation. But I am left wondering how in the world do I vote for any of these candidates? Their views and plans are so diametrically different and it seems that each candidate, will give America a massive pill to swallow whether it is regarding healthcare, immigration, the economy, or dealing with enemies at home and abroad. We are indeed, a nation divided.

And unfortunately, so is the Church.

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What It Means to be “Planted”

What It Means to be “Planted”

We all want to feel alive and growing in our faith, knowing and understanding God in a deeper way, secure enough in Him to weather the many storms of life, and still see evidence of this health in our relationship with God and others. But […]