Rejoice when we run into problems and trials? Do you know anyone who is excited about problems? I surely don't. It's our human nature to run the opposite way. We don't like anything remotely uncomfortable and usually have an aversion to pain. Why then...
If you read my recent post about becoming a threat, you are well on your way to becoming who God created you to be. I decided to create a simple worksheet for you to use as you begin or continue on this journey to becoming her. Enjoy!
Y'all, a couple of weeks ago, I saw a glimpse of what heaven looked like! (I say a glimpse because our men were missing!) I attended the Propel Activate conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with some friends and oh, what an experience I won't soon forget! To be in the room with thousands of women from all walks of life, different denominations of Christianity, races, cultures and in the words of Lisa Harper, extending from "belly rings to bladder control", it was simply ah-mazing!
...those were the words the Lord spoke to me as I stepped into the shower one afternoon. To say I was taken aback and shocked is an understatement!
Do I have any encouragers out here? Perhaps, you are in need of some encouragement right now. If so, then keep reading.
I spoke these words to a dear friend recently, as she shared with me about some really heartbreaking things she was currently walking through in her family and life. As the words spilled out of my mouth, I had to laugh at myself because in my naivete, some of the things I have prayed certainly did come to pass, but not in the way I envisioned or would have written the story!
Heading down the highway, on the way to Pittsburgh for the first time with my friend 8 years ago, these were the words the Lord spoke to me. At the time, I was still trying to figure out how I was going to...