(Notes from Permission to Pause Episode #30) Second John is one of the shortest letters in the Bible and is clearly a very personal letter written with evident love and passion to a single, chosen woman. As you consider these verses, I encourage you to let yourself be that chosen … [Read more...] about 3 “Everything You Need” Blessings for Your Week!
You know those days in your memories that when you recall them you can actually FEEL them; smell them; hear them—memories that are so vivid it as if you are there agin every time. The day I met my husband is one of those days in my memories. He know he "had me at hello" as they say. The … [Read more...] about Do you consider yourself to be “CHOSEN” by God?
As life would have it--a few days ago I went to my "prayer chair" with prayers already on my lips and praise in my heart for something that was set to occur that weekend. Something I had been fervently praying out and had much hope involved. I went to put my coffee down on the little table beside … [Read more...] about What do you believe when life is a HOT MESS?!
If I remember the hurt? the heartbreak? does that mean I have not forgiven as God wants me to? Do I still have to have a relationship with that person? Does my forgiveness mean they are not guilty? We often have misguided perceptions about what forgiveness is and is not— I am sharing … [Read more...] about How will I know that I have actually FORGIVEN someone?
It is in silence that we release and find relief as we create space for God. And let us note! Silence differs from prayer. I don’t know about you, but sometimes my prayer time can feel a little like work when the needs of family and friends bear down on my heart and my knees. Sometimes in … [Read more...] about 3 ways to embrace SILENCE in your weekly PAUSE time!
How will you triumph in the new year? What successes and breakthroughs would like to see fulfilled in your life? As we enter 2022, many of us are success planning as we think about our goals and our dreams for the new year. Before us, we have a brand new, blank calendar with plans and dreams that … [Read more...] about How will you define SUCCESS in 2022?