Posted in Seek Peace and Pursue it, Worry, Fear and Anxiety

Where It All Began

Six years ago my life was changed by a call to wholeheartedly “seek peace and pursue it” (Psalm 34:14b).  I did not go looking for peace, I was just trying to survive a high-risk pregnancy.  But thankfully God knew what I needed to survive life.

For several years I prayed for peace, I studied peace, I meditated on scriptures about peace, and I read books about God’s peace.  In the process I learned that peace plays into just about every area of my life! Continue reading “Where It All Began”

Posted in Full time Mom, Full time Job, Joy, Parenting, Seek Peace and Pursue it

Now I Know that God is Real!

My son is 8, and he asks me a lot of questions about God.  How do we know that God exists?  How did the Bible get written?  How can it be that God was never created?  What happens to the people that never heard about God?  How do you hear God’s voice?  Why doesn’t he talk in a voice that everyone can hear?

“Really kid? You’re eight.” So I bought him a book called “801 Questions Kids Ask About God.” His response?  “Finally!”, as he ripped the book out of my hands, and ran upstairs to start reading.

Continue reading “Now I Know that God is Real!”

Posted in Seek Peace and Pursue it, Worry, Fear and Anxiety

Bye Bye Worry Lane

I used to spend a lot of time on Worry Lane. If my husband was 5 minutes late, I had already planned his funeral, panicked about finances and figured out how we would go on after his death. If I encountered a difficult situation, I would continuously re-play the events in my head. Many times I made myself physically sick by worrying about the “what ifs”. Continue reading “Bye Bye Worry Lane”