Faith

Throw off and run!

I was talking to a friend recently about how she came to Christ, and she told me about a sermon she heard that really made her desire to have the life that God offers us in Jesus. The pastor was telling a story about two people running. The first person was wearing heavy boots, thick …

Faith expectations

Faith expectations

Often, when I look at my life – myself, my girls, my marriage, my circumstances – all I can see is what things are like now. Sometimes, looking at the ‘now’, I find it hard to think that things might be different in the future, or imagine what it might take to get there. The …

How to be content

how to be content

“Keep your lives free from the love of money, and be content with what you have…” Hebrews 13:5a Ah, contentment. Knowing that your security does not come from material possessions. I thought I knew something about being content, but today the Lord challenged me about a different kind of contentment. Today I struggled with frustration …

Building my house

a wise woman builds her house

The other day, I was reading in Proverbs, and this verse stood out to me: A wise woman builds her house, but a foolish one tears it down with her hands. I was so convicted, reading this and allowing the Holy Spirit to work in my heart. I had to ask myself: am I building …