Category: My Devoted Life

Exchanging Platitude for Gratitute – The real key to peace in a fallen world

Exchanging Platitude for Gratitute – The real key to peace in a fallen world

Among debates on gun control and gun rights (after another school shooting this past week), continued hate for President Trump spewing across social media and news outlets that have long forgotten their role to provide us with unbiased and actual "news" -- I desire more than anything to focus my mind, time, energy -- and … Continue reading Exchanging Platitude for Gratitute – The real key to peace in a fallen world

He’s a Just God, but Never Just God

Have you ever thought of why in group prayers, we use the word "just" often? "God, ...just work in the life of her, ...just give me peace today, ...just provide here, ...just place your healing hands..." I think it's mostly just a habit. But have you ever considered how that word automatically sets limits around … Continue reading He’s a Just God, but Never Just God

40 Days to Mount Hermon – Fasting and Prayer Week 2

DAY 8 - Friday "Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer." Romans 12:12 Somehow, I woke out of a deep dream in time to get my son to school. Another full day ahead and a birthday on Saturday (my youngest turned 13) - I realized writing time would be minimal. Yet, I … Continue reading 40 Days to Mount Hermon – Fasting and Prayer Week 2

40 Days to Mount Hermon – Fasting and Prayer Week 1

My first week was primarily focused on fasting. Beginning with a 21 day sugar detox and changing up my evening routine to focus on reading and an earlier bedtime. The goal was to purge some bad habits so that my mind and body could be more in tune with God and His guidance in all … Continue reading 40 Days to Mount Hermon – Fasting and Prayer Week 1

A New Thing Springs Up: A New Life and a New Story in Preparation for a Return to Mount Hermon

Last year at this time my life was in a severe upheaval. Since my husband and I had lost our jobs nearly a year earlier, we'd moved twice (locally) and started new jobs. Though we felt more appreciated than at our former employers, the work didn't pay nearly as well, and the work and commuting … Continue reading A New Thing Springs Up: A New Life and a New Story in Preparation for a Return to Mount Hermon