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Go…Ready…Set!

I used to be a track runner. The 400 was my favorite race, but there was one part I feared the most: the start. It required getting into perfect position with the blocks set just right. And then the guy standing on the podium would announce through the giant megaphone the three dreaded words, “ready…set…go!” […]

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How to Wait Well

When it comes to our spiritual lives, there is not a fast track. When we choose to entrust our entire lives to God, we simply have to wait on His guidance and timing for us. Sounds easy enough right? I don’t know about you, but I actually struggle with waiting. Yep, big time. Whether it […]

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The Power of a Special Kind of Prayer

A friend gave me a copy of The Power of a Praying Wife way before I was even married. I wasn’t even dating anyone at the time. I remember being puzzled at why she gave it to me exactly, but nonetheless thumbed through it. If you’ve never read any of Stormie Omartian’s books on prayer, […]

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Is God on Your Google Calendar?

Friends invited us to have dinner the other night and I found myself saying, “Just name a time and place and we’ll be there!” When it comes to meeting with friends, we’re often eager to make time in our busy schedules. In fact, the first thing my husband and I do is mark it on […]

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De-Clogging Our Spiritual Ears

My twin sister, Kelli, called me on the phone one day at the end of her parental rope, “I am so tired of having to repeat myself over and over again. Abe just won’t listen to me lately. ” Her four-year old son’s seemingly lack of attention span was starting to drive her nuts. UNTIL… […]

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