Real Estate Requires Real Faith Again and again the real estate lender assured us she could pull things together and day after day we didn’t close and didn’t close. One week past close of escrow and I still felt optimistic. When it carried on into week two my heart sank and my perspective shifted. Anxiety and confusion mixed and my faith felt strained. Near the finish line … [Read more...] about Real Estate Requires Real Faith: Writing in the Wait
What's Your Best Yes? Mine Bought Me Precious Time Several "best yes" experiences freckle my life. Salvation, marriage, our big move, and the last time I saw my dad. Two years ago my dad unexpectedly dropped dead but days before I made one of the best decisions of my life: I said, "Yes". God is faithful to meet our future needs. When I decided to toss my schedule and … [Read more...] about What’s Your Best Yes? Mine Bought Me Precious Time
I Was A Parenting Wreck Nearly three years ago my parenting was a TOTAL wreck. Without realizing it I adopted a lot of thinking that compromised my role as a mom. I lost sleep trying to figure out how to help my son. Little did I know that I was the one that needed the help! A friend, the kind that stands the tests of time and changes, listened to my disconcerted heart and … [Read more...] about Are You a Parenting Wreck? Take the Quiz and Find Out!
Forced Humility Defeats Pride When life gets busy I make a do-or-die list with one or two tasks I absolutely must accomplish by the day’s end. Thursday arrived and the truck remained parked in the casino parking lot. I knew I needed to deal with it so the truck made the list. Somehow, some way I would move that truck. That’s exactly how we began our day. Moving Trucks … [Read more...] about Forced Humility Defeats Pride: Writing in the Wait
You Need to Move the Truck Before my husband headed back to California he emphasized that I needed to move the twenty-six-foot moving truck. The thought alone overwhelmed me and pushed it to the back of my mind. Moving the truck meant more than driving it, it meant asking permission to park it on a property that wasn’t yet ours. Entry Points Often when people don’t know … [Read more...] about You Need to Move the Truck: Writing in the Wait