Afraid to be Awesome?

I am reading the One Year Bible with my church family this year – what a powerful experience to be in the Word tracking along together!

We just read in Exodus about God speaking to Moses through the burning bush – requesting him to go before Pharaoh to lead His people out of Egypt. If you are familiar with the story, you know that Moses protested several times. Even asking “Who am I to lead the people of Israel out of Egypt?” (Exodus 3:11)

It makes me think, wow, Moses is telling God Almighty “No!” How could he say “no” to God Almighty? Just the thought makes me really uncomfortable! I mean, who does that? I’ll tell you who – we do. Like Moses, we have self-doubt – doubts Read more

Prayerful Decisions

I was having a conversation with a friend a few days ago about the choices we make for our children – to homeschool, to not homeschool, to do one or two activities, eat this and don’t eat that. It can be so overwhelming sometimes!

When we think about the decisions that we make for our children, and how they will inevitably affect their own decision making skills, we are reminded yet again that we can not rely on our own resources. We must seek the guidance of our Heavenly Father and in our quiet time with Him, Read more

Take The Keys

Fear can be debilitating. Fear can run your life. Unlike alcohol or drugs, its a habit that can be easily hidden behind very reasonable excuses. I like to sit at the very front wherever I go, not because its the closest to the exit doors of course, but so that I can see everything better. I can’t go to the grocery store tonight, not because I’ll have to walk through the parking lot alone, but because I have too much to do here. I can’t introduce myself to the new girl at church, I’m not good with people.  Does any of this sound familiar?

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