In exploring how to access all that God has promised us through His Word, I have shared that God uses the acronym FUN (Finding Upgrade Now) with me to understand that in any and all situations I might face, I have a choice. I can look at the downside of the situation or I can […]
Sometimes life deals us some hard blows. Someone dies, leaves, or gets a disheartening diagnosis. A trusted friend betrays your trust. You lose your job due to a downturn in our economy. Your car breaks down and you’re not sure how to pay for the repair. Your child is in some rough training ground. You […]
He wants us to view problems as portals to His promises.
Many times, God speaks to us in themes. I’ve heard it said that this is called a “sacred echo”. The sacred echo I have been aware of this past several months is the fact that so many of us don’t know how to invite God into our pain or stress. We struggle along all week […]
The Fear of Rejection Last week, I finished a three-part series on the importance of a strong personal identity. I mentioned briefly how a strong identity can help us weather the storms of rejection, misunderstanding, and judgment. This latter issue of feeling judged is more fully addressed on Day 12 in our 21 Day Relational […]