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Civil Grace Giver, Part 2

Hello everyone! It is hard to believe that it is already September. Before we know it we will be putting out fall decorations and then the holidays will be upon us in no time. Last week I started a 3-week blog series about how to be a “civil grace giver”. So many things have happened over the last few [...]

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Civil Grace Giver

Are you one? Over the last few weeks, I have had several moments in time that have reminded me that I really do want to be a “civil grace giver”. A week or so ago at my church, the sermon was one of those moments. I would highly recommend you consider taking the time to [...]

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Seeing God's Calling Part 2

Last week we talked about understanding what it means to know that God has a calling on your life and how to take a few steps towards finding your calling.  If you missed that blog, you can check it out here. When you have spent some time in prayer and learning more about who God created you to be [...]

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Seeing God's Calling

Seeing God’s Calling A lot of people talk about wanting to know God’s calling on their life. Some even think they know what their calling is. Today I want to share a little bit on my take on this topic. Big idea thoughts:     [...]

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Family Matters

For the last few weeks, I have been sharing how God has redeemed some of the things that happened when I was a child along with me not having any biological children of my own. He is pretty amazing the way He has been able to give me some of my heart's desire in some unique ways. This week I [...]

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Give it to God

Last week I challenged you to acknowledge something you feel that you missed out on as a child and do something positive to fill that spot in your life or fill it for someone else. Did you?  I pray you did. When we take a positive step in the direction of healing some past hurts then we free ourselves to walk in the truth [...]

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Be the Change

Happy almost August!  If you are in Texas, like me, you know that the heat is intense this time of year. I do my best not to complain about it though because after all it is Texas and it is supposed to be hot. Back on Father’s day this year I spent some time reminiscing about some of the [...]

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What are you living for?

One of the best lines from my favorite TV show was “it’s easy to find something worth dying for. What are you living for?” When you have something worth living for, suicide is not an option. It hurts my heart to see so many suicides in the world. God created you for a purpose and [...]

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It's a wrap

  This week is wrap up week for the PLACE series we have been covering over the last few weeks. I chose this image to use because knowing your PLACE really is a gift. I hope you have enjoyed the blog series and you have been able to open the present of knowing your PLACE. In [...]

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You are here

E - Execute It is time to take action. Imagine you are driving your car and are at a 4 way intersection.  You have some choices, correct?  You could turn left, right, go straight or even make a u-turn in some cases.  There is another option though. You could stay where you [...]

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Seeing clearly now...

Wow - the last few weeks we have covered a lot of information. Discovering your PLACE in this world is work! In my opinion, it is very much worth the effort. I have asked you to rate yourself each week on a scale of 1 - 10 in regard to how you are doing in the different areas. So far [...]

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Building bridges

The last few weeks we have been rating ourselves on a scale of 1 - 10 in different areas of our lives. The goal is to understand our P.L.A.C.E. in the world. As you begin (or continue) to work on these areas of your life, it is my prayer that you will see small improvements over time that lead to real life change. [...]

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