Posts Tagged ‘comfort’

Why Being Comfortable is Overrated

“I bought a house in the worst part of town!” That’s not a sentence you hear very often, especially spoken in an excited tone. But that’s exactly what my friend Christine said to me! She is a smart, hardworking woman who has done fine financially so of course my question to her was WHY? “Because God loves the people who live there and I think He wants me to tell them,” she replied. Yet again… … Continue reading

Does God Really Have a Plan for My Struggles?

We were sitting through another doctors appointment, waiting for another test, another answer, and yet we were still in the same place. Well meaning, she said: “God has a plan for your life” I smiled…and cringed a little too. Have you heard that phrase a million times before? Have you heard it when you are in the middle of a battle that seems endless and you feel like saying, “STOP IT!” “God has a plan… … Continue reading

Does God Really Have a Plan for My Struggles?

We were sitting through another doctors appointment, waiting for another test, another answer, and yet we were still in the same place. Well meaning, she said: “God has a plan for your life” I smiled…and cringed a little too. Have you heard that phrase a million times before? Have you heard it when you are in the middle of a battle that seems endless and you feel like saying, “STOP IT!” “God has a plan… … Continue reading

How Almost Hitting a Little Bird Actually Made My Day Better

I had just finished reading an update on the financial crisis now crippling much of the world along with a warning of what may be coming to America. It doesn’t take a financial specialist to predict, with the exceptional debt that our nation finds itself in and the personal debt many of us hold as well, that without a turn around tough times are a comin’. But as I listened to this report, it was… … Continue reading

What a call from prison taught me about comfort

I know this isn’t going to put me in the best light, but before you judge me hear me out on this. Some of you know my brother is in jail. He called me the other day. I see it come up on my phone and I feel so bad because I almost screened him. I just wasn’t emotionally in a place to have a conversation. I didn’t though and I’m thankful I didn’t. I… … Continue reading