Tag Archives: struggles

The Path You Didn’t Know Existed

When life hits you and all the sudden you see things VERY differently and your eyes open to an entirely new world, then you think, “How do these people do it?” This has been my life the last several months.  … Continue reading

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It’s Not All About You

Yesterday I wrote about the courage, strength, and humility of Stephen.  I might have left you thinking, “Why would God allow a good man to struggle like that – especially one that is doing God’s Will?” This morning I will … Continue reading

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Traffic Nightmare or Blessing?

The traffic was horrible.  I was trapped.  Every street I chose (thinking it was my own personal secret route) was bogged down with traffic.  It was 4pm on a Friday and the traffic was encouraging my impatience.  I had places … Continue reading

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The Best Solution to Your Problem

“’Problems make us focus our energy,’ said Merlin. ‘They can help us think more sharply and act more swiftly.  Never wish for all your problems to disappear.  Problems can help you achieve your goals.’” —The Night of the New Magicians … Continue reading

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A Mom’s Worry

I am a mom which makes me a natural worrier. Fourteen years ago, I never thought I would be sitting in this position. Actually I couldn’t think past the fact that I had a little baby in my arms and … Continue reading

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A Pleasing Aroma to God

Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God. … Continue reading

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Advent – Its Not Just About a Birth of a King

Prepare the way. That is my motto the next 22 days. As I sat down to write today, I realized the importance that God plays in my life. Without God, I am nothing. Without God, I have no hope. Without … Continue reading

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Who is Testing You – God or Satan?

Does God test us? I was chatting with a good friend the other day and she mentioned my blog.  She flat out asked me, “Anne how do you know the difference between God testing you and the devil testing you?”  … Continue reading

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I Am Who I Am

“I am who I am and who I am is just fine.” Those were the words that my 8 year old blurted back at me the other day.  You see, I had made a big mistake as a Mom.  I … Continue reading

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Stripping Away the Comfort

“If all the comfortable were stripped away, could we still sing our songs with authentic joy?” This was the question that my bible study, “What Happens When Women Say Yes to God” asked me today. If I had nothing, would … Continue reading

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