Tag Archives: trusting God

Details, details!

The grinding process of being honed may be unpleasant, but how exciting to contemplate becoming sharper and more useful to God. Continue reading

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Trusting when it makes no sense

How can we accept that painful experiences are merely the dark threads in a beautiful tapestry woven for our benefit? Continue reading

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A Hopeful New Year

Putting our faith, our trust, in people or institutions, or even in our own abilities, is a recipe for disappointment. Continue reading

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Who do you trust?

With widespread distrust of the modern media and of many political figures, who can we trust in these turbulent times? Continue reading

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I believe…

I believe every experience God allows into my life is for my good and His glory. Whether joyful or pain-filled, God has decided to let me have the experience as a gift. He walks with me, if I let Him, in … Continue reading

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Trust God: find peace

Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled… —John 14:27 When a dear friend expressed her distress at the current world … Continue reading

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What’s your power source?

I live in Northern California, so I’m one of the thousands of people subjected to Pacific Gas and Electric’s rolling blackouts. We’ve just received notice of another planned electrical outage over this weekend. I’m not looking forward to another forty-eight … Continue reading

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Anticipate joy

I used to spend a lot of time leading workshops, planning trainings, and giving motivational talks.  In all of these there was an emphasis on goal setting, because it is a universally accepted truth that we need to have measurable, … Continue reading

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The Seductive Side of Depression

 [Updated from original post on September 8, 2013]  People with chronic diseases, such as diabetes, are highly susceptible to bouts of depression. Researchers aren’t certain if this results from the emotional aspects of living with the limits and requirements of these … Continue reading

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Buttons or Bugs, Wait and See!

I have worn corrective lenses for fairly severe near-sightedness since I was in grade school, but I consider myopia a gift;  every morning the world is softly out of focus, allowing me to put off facing sharp-edged reality until I’m … Continue reading

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