Keep Out!

Don’t box me in! Has anyone ever said this to you?  Have you ever felt like someone has put a “Keep Out” sign up over their heart? Lonely marriages feel like this. Anne Beiler, founder of Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, shared with a group of us ladies how during a very low part of her life … More Keep Out!

Personal Ambition

Pride is man’s most subtle and constantly encroaching enemy. By it we elevate ourselves above others, and even God at times. It can turn us into mockers rather than servants. We daily need to examine ourselves to see if we are walking in humility and freedom in Christ, or if pride in ourselves or our … More Personal Ambition

Guilt & Shame

My heart goes out to anyone living in relationship with someone who is carrying a load of guilt and shame. It is a heavy load that weighs people down. Sometimes it is loaded on because of the sin against us by someone else and we carry the offense. Other times it comes from our own … More Guilt & Shame

Wait…

So often we are unwilling to wait. At other times we feel uncertain about taking action. Looking back, I can see that as I practice waiting, I am growing in patience. Patience involves trust. Placement of trust is important — ask yourself: Who am I trusting in? God or a person. Throughout scripture we are … More Wait…