Time management

Hurried and Scurried

This time of year gets many folks knotted up like pretzels on s food truck. We feel pressured and overwhelmed as our calendar and to do lists full up.

We may ask, “What does God want me to do with our busy schedule? Does He care?” Today’s podcast will give you help with how to navigate those crazy, busy days in a way that will calm your heart and honor God.

You can listen to the podcast here.

Denise

hospitality

Holiday Hospitality

Our houses get “decked out” at this time of year, don’t they?  What better time than the holidays to invite folks over?  If you need a couple reasons why it’s a great time to show hospitality, read on.

1. When you’ve gone to so much trouble to get everything sparkling and gleaming with decorations, you’ve already taken care of getting the house ready for guests!

2.  There are usually enough snacks and treats in our kitchens to fill the neighborhood – so go ahead – fill up the neighborhood!  Invite your neighbors over for a cup of coffee and treat! Invite them over for cheese and crackers and fresh fruit. Look what you have in abundance and share it! If you need a delicious and easy sweet popcorn, this Almond Toffee Popcorn is a favorite of mine.

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memories · Thanksgiving

Love Them With Written Words

Life is fragile, they say. Yes, it is fragile, like a Cone Flower. Once full of vigor and beauty, after a frost the ground is littered with the soft remains of petals. The tall stem bends and bows low. Life is the same. In Joshua 13:1 we read,

 Now Joshua was old and stricken in years; and the Lord said unto him, Thou art old and stricken in years

Joshua knew he was old, and then God reminded him of that truth! We all know that with age comes infirmities. Some are debilitating. Some rob people of the ability to move, while other illnesses rob people of the ability to think clearly or to speak. We don’t know how our lives will play out, and while none of us wish to be “Old and stricken,” we just don’t know what the Lord will allow in our lives, nor how our lives will end.

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How To Respond To Unfulfilled Longings

It’s easy to feel frustrated when we’ve prayed about a longing in our heart, yet it seems that God is not listening, or that He is never going to answer. How should we respond at times like this? Today’s podcast gives four responses that will keep our hearts tender and help us move forward.

You can listen to the podcast here.

Can you relate to this kind of frustration? Which of the four suggestions is most difficult for you?

If this podcast was encouraging, how about thinking of someone else who might benefit from it and sending it their way?

Refresh the way you respond to unfulfilled expectations.