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Be better than you, not better than others!

2017-02-16T00:43:16+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Confidence, Contentment, Heart Issues, Identity in Christ, Relationships|Tags: , , , |

The comparison trap The only way to thrive in life is to be yourself—to flourish where you are right under the patch of grass God has placed you on. The dangerous mistake so many of us make is that we compare ourselves with others. Brennan Manning made the observation that "we are all cracked pots". In [...]

Can I really do all things through Christ?

2017-09-22T00:56:41+00:00 June 6th, 2016|Categories: Contentment, Overcoming, Perseverance, Suffering, Trials|Tags: , , , , , |

Paul was in prison when he wrote Philippians I love the book of Philippians! It is full of encouragement and exhortation for our daily lives. What makes it such an exceptional epistle, in my view, is that when Paul wrote this letter it was from his prison cell where conditions were dismal and he was deprived [...]

Old, gray, and enjoying life!!

2017-09-22T00:57:24+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Categories: Ageing, Contentment, General, Seasons of Life|Tags: , , , |

Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me, O God, till I declare Your power to the next generation, Your might to all who are to come! - Psalm 71:18 Old age faces us all, and it creeps up on us so gradually that we do not realize that we have become [...]

How to Be Grateful for Your Ordinary Life

2016-08-07T23:27:35+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Categories: Contentment, Gratitude, Seasons of Life|Tags: , , , |

It’s 7:02 am. This morning has been more than ordinary. In fact this entire week has been more than ordinary. It’s involved the familiar rhythms of alarms forcing me to open my eyes, opening the door to let the dog in, searching for the same 7 items I put into my smoothie every morning, kissing [...]

Growing older and loving it!!!

2016-08-09T15:30:54+00:00 July 24th, 2015|Categories: Ageing, Contentment, Gratitude, Seasons of Life|Tags: , , , , |

I have been away for three weeks! I don't know about you, but when I travel, I find it difficult to concentrate on writing blogs, or any other thing for that matter. Travel is not as glamorous as some people think. Countless hours are spent sitting in airports, planes, and cars. The airline food is [...]

Tripping over our pedestals of personal power

2016-07-20T12:19:44+00:00 May 7th, 2014|Categories: Balance, Beauty for Ashes Speakers, Contentment, Heart Issues, Relationships, Stress|Tags: , , , , , , |

I carried the baggage of my childhood around for years I grew up in a mostly normal, somewhat entertaining, occasionally bellicose, often denial-ridden Italian-American household. If your family is dysfunctional, take a number; it all goes back to Adam and Eve. Although I made a deliberate choice to follow Jesus at age fifteen, I continued [...]

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