Tag Archives: obedience

benched

I have spent most of my life standing on the sidelines of a sports event: football, wrestling, track, basketball, cross country, soccer, baseball. Whatever the event, I have stood cheering for my home team, encouraging them to play their best and … Continue reading

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resistance is futile

Obedience and surrender are two of the hardest things we as humans battle each day. In a million little ways we fight for our voices to be heard, for things to go our way, for things to be done our … Continue reading

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who’s in charge?

“If you have trouble with authority here on earth, you can bet you have trouble with the authority of Heaven,” –Bryan Clark, pastor. These words have echoed inside of me deeply.  I often think of myself as compliant, obedient, respectful … Continue reading

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Discerning voices

Discernment: Perception in the absence of judgment with a view to obtaining spiritual direction and understanding (New Oxford American Dictionary). Clamoring: A loud and confusing noise, especially that of people shouting vehemently (New Oxford American Dictionary). Have you ever noticed … Continue reading

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hearts and minds

As I have worked with the public these past six months, I have found myself feeling fulfilled.  I love helping someone who is overwhelmed by life at that moment find relief, even if it is for a month or two. … Continue reading

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Lights and sirens

Twice in the past week, I have been driving down a road only to see flashing lights, fire trucks, and police cars. One incident was a house fire where the emergency vehicles completely blocked the road and I had to … Continue reading

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He who has ears

There are times when I am so certain that I have heard God’s voice, it would seem He was standing right beside me.  There are other times when He seems so silent I might as well be hearing impaired. This … Continue reading

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