When things are in sync in my life, everything seems to roll along smoothly. Disrupted summer schedules make an easy excuse to skip time to nourish my soul. One day blends into the next day filled with things to do, people to see, and places to go. “Tomorrow, Lord, I’ll get to it tomorrow…”
Toes splash in the water as three girls play, sharing hearts and enjoying the day. The joy of friendship radiates from their smiles and rings in their laughter. In this moment, friendship seems an easy gift on a warm summer day. Though some friendships come easily, most relationships are built over…
The work that bogs down a soul comes when I try to make myself right. Forgetting that God is the only one who can and will bring out His life in me, I run the treadmill of try harder and do more.
Have you ever tried to go two directions at once? It isn’t possible. You can’t go left and right at the same time, and you can’t live for yourself and for God at the same time.
Is a Resolution Rut keeping you stuck in the same old patterns? Join me for a look at two common Resolutions Ruts and learn to build energy to make each day your best day. Just so you know,I am sharing before and after pictures of a Resolution Rut God enabled me to overcome this past year.
Believe me, I’d love to be uber-organized, but no matter how hard I try to get my ducks organized in a row, one of them always gets away. Over the years I have learned that when I elevate the importance of organization over relationships, the house may be ship shape, but I fall short of what God desires for my family. I have learned that nothing is perfect and that family life is an amazing, wonderful, frustrating, beautiful mess some days.