I know the heart behind “name and it claim it.” I believe it’s honorable. I want to be counted in the Hall of Faith alongside Abraham “who believed and it was attributed as righteousness.” But, y’all, the direct words of God spoke the impossible to him and made it happen. I believe that’s happening today because God has chosen and spoken to specific individuals that what He has said will ultimately fulfill His purpose for them and give Him glory in this world. However, just because it’s what I want doesn’t mean I’ll get it. My not getting may actually be what he uses to fulfill His plan for me and get the most glory from. Continue reading Just Name It and Claim It
I understand what the wise say when they declare the older you get the less you speak. The older you get, the more you realize how little words are actually necessary for much of life. My prayer is that I live in a constant state of trusting the Lord in all affliction. Continue reading Never Lost
Sometimes the greatest act of selfless love is freeing someone to experience a deeper love than you could give them. Continue reading It’s okay to not be ready; it’s not okay to never be ready.
Why do we do it? We have so many “normals” that when applied to other situations become so different. As I sit here looking out the airplane window, my fear of flying comes to the forefront. Why? Because planes can crash. Because I’m not in control. Because flying is a risk. But WHAT ISN’T? Every time I step into my car or walk across the … Continue reading When the Unfamiliar becomes Familiar
A job. A spouse. A baby. Approval for a car or a loan. Graduation. Paying off all your debt. There are so many things in this life that we desire, but don’t always come to fruition. Why do I not have a job, yet? I’m qualified. I have a Bachelors and a Masters. What about a baby? Lord, I did things your way. Why can’t we conceive?
Sometimes the answer to those questions and desires is simply: timing. Continue reading It’s All About the Timing