A hard week

A good friend and I went out for coffee recently one evening to talk about life. And by coffee I mean she had tea and I had vodka and orange juice at a delightful local bistro which does serve coffee.  We have known each other for over ten years, so talking about the real stuffContinue reading “A hard week”

Devotion is hard work

Colossians  4:2 “Devote yourselves to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart.” Devotion is not something that comes easily to me.    The definition of devote is “to give all or most of one’s time or resources to a person or activity.   I see devotion as discipline which is driven by deepContinue reading “Devotion is hard work”

Declare it out loud

If somewhere were to ask you right now to describe your vision statement for your life, what would you say? This has been on my heart lately. I remember my first real job interview in healthcare.   I was still training to be a nurse and I had an interview to work as a health careContinue reading “Declare it out loud”

Hope in the midst of hopelessness

I have been challenged in my own life lately. I often realize that as I work on growth in my personal life as a Christian, the more the growth, the greater the resistance. The more I see positive change, the bigger the problems I have to deal with.  It often feels like a tug-a-war. “ForContinue reading “Hope in the midst of hopelessness”