Invitation to Exchange Addictions

Here’s a brief “addiction survey.”  If you want to know what you’re addicted to, take a moment and consider the following questions: What thoughts tend to occupy your mind most of the time?  When you aren’t focused on solving a problem, working on a project, or actively engaging in some kind of activity, where do you find your mind drifting to?  When...
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Invitation to Watch for Miracles

Have you ever seen God do a miracle?  Something that could not be explained in any other way except that God directly intervened to make it happen? I have. In fact, I’ve seen God work in so many ways over the years that I’ve lost count of how many times He has directly intervened in my life or the life of someone I know.  I wanted to share just a few of these with you to encourage...
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Uni-Tasking as a Pathway to God

I am the queen of multi-tasking, as any of you who know me can attest, but I’m beginning to think that over-exposure to multi-tasking is hazardous to your brain — and to your spiritual life. In recent months, I’ve found it harder and harder to focus on anything for more than a few minutes at a time.  In the middle of a conversation, I can completely lose my thoughts and find...
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When God Puts You On Hold, Don’t Hang Up!

(Excerpt adapted from: Amen All By Myself, Discovering God in Life’s Wilderness – by Sherwood Carthen, with Phil & Linda Sommerville, used by permission) I pressed “1” for English.  Next, I pressed “3” for account information.  I kept pressing buttons as I worked through the phone tree, but I wasn’t getting answers to my questions.  So finally,...
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God’s Will is like Crossing a River

I was standing on the edge of a river with a 60 lb. pack strapped to my back.  I carefully watched as my companions picked their way across the river, jumping from boulder to boulder.  Now it was my turn.  We’d been backpacking for several days and according to our topographical map, we had to cross this river to reach our destination.  What the map didn’t show was how big and fast the...
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