Trusting God Doesn’t Require a Backup Plan

I’m in a season of waiting and preparing.  Waiting for the next location, home, job, friendships, and season of life.  I’m preparing for it as much as I can by reading, learning, planning, creating Pinterest boards, and joining Facebook groups.  While reading about Joshua and his big “sun stand still” prayer in Joshua chapter 10,…

Flying Solo

There was a time when I cringed at the thought of getting on a plane by myself. My stomach would twist and I would imagine missing a flight, leaving on the wrong plane, or getting lost in the airport.  After two moves and family in other states, flying by myself is becoming less scary.  Waking…

Life-giving Fear

Spiders, slow killing diseases, abandonment, drowning, public speaking, spiders touching me. These are my biggest fears.  As I was writing down some Proverbs this morning, I passed this verse up and did not see it until after I had written it.  The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, that one may turn…

Blaring Restlessness

This morning as I sat down to my scheduled “Meeting with Jesus,” my mind ran over the list of things I wrote down last night that need to happen this week. No matter how many verses I read or additional resources I attempted to soak in, my concentration was just not there. My body was…

Worry changes nothing

Less than 12 hours ago I had decided that I would be content in my current circumstances until He has decided that my time is up. It’s sad how quickly anxiety can creep in even after making a resolve like that. I worry. My grandmother was a worrier. As much as I would like to blame…