Coming Out of a Dry Place

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So, let’s take up where we left off last week, are you in a dry place as Elijah was, sitting by the Kerith Brook watching the water dry up? But remember, this is a place where the Lord has sent you, a place that felt really good, at first.  You were going along at a pretty good clip and then, all of a sudden, the Lord says, “hold up, wait a minute, you’ve gotten too comfortable. It’s time for you to pull up. You’re moving too fast!  Did you forget who’s driving?”   It is at this point that we must be willing to give the Holy Spirit the steering wheel and guide us as we’re “Coming out of our Dry Place”!  The Lord has told us…

For just as the heavens are higher than the earth,
    so my ways are higher than your ways
    and my thoughts higher than your thoughts.

Isaiah 55:9 KJV

As I was just living life this week, I kept hearing the word “surrender” and I wondered how does this tie into us coming out of a dry place?  I believe that to come out of a dry place, we must be willing to surrender or relinquish the control (the steering wheel) to the Lord.  It is implied throughout the bible that we should willingly give the Lord total control of our life, our decisions, and our will. The operative word being “willingly”.  However, I invite you to study this more on your own, because it can be confusing to a certain degree.  The Lord does not want a rag doll or puppet.  He won’t take control; He’s not going to force us to give Him control.  He wants us, in its truest sense, to trust Him because He truly knows what’s best for us.

Trust in the Lord with all your heart;
    do not depend on your own understanding.
Seek his will in all you do,
    and he will show you which path to take.

Proverbs 3:5-6 NLT

Although this is a place that God has put us, He never intended for us to stay here.  God has purposed our dry places as a time for reflection, preparation, and motivation.  He knows when it’s time for us move and, in essence, when we think about it, we really don’t have a choice.  He knows what’s on the other side.  There are folks waiting for us, there are things that we must do, yes, miracles for us to perform. You may be thinking miracles, really, all I can say is, do not underestimate the power of the Holy Spirit.  Our blessing is also in the mix, the answers to prayers that we’ve been waiting for, are on the other side of that dry place as well.  Remember what I said, if we do our part in the natural, we will be able to watch God do a miracle in the supernatural.

But, if you are like me, oftentimes, the voices in my head are on repeat, as I try to figure out where I may have gone wrong.  We should never stop critiquing ourselves because that’s the only way we will get better.  However, we must make sure that the volume is not so loud that we don’t hear anything else, especially when the Lord is trying to talk to us.  The Lord knows, at some point, we will ask Him “why am I here” and He will hear us, which means that He was there all the time.

It’s been dry, long enough.  It’s time for us to come out of hiding, refined and refreshed for what’s ahead… to be confident in our gifting that the Lord has put in us and to know that the Lord is always with us, especially when He takes us out of our comfort.  He may just send a disturbance in our lives to bring us out of hiding for those that are waiting on the other side and the Holy Spirit will sustain us during our journey.

So make sure that we are listening to what the Holy Spirit is saying…

Listening through the Silence

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In this day and time, do we truly know how to listen?  Listening takes time and effort.  It may be just me, but do you occasionally simply zone out during a conversation, until it’s your turn to talk.  The process of listening is especially difficult, when it’s silent.  Wait! …that sounds like an oxymoron.  Again, it’s probably just me, but do you feel a tad uncomfortable with an individual or in a group of people and no one is talking.  Do we feel the need to break the silence?  I’ll give you a recent example…

On Saturday mornings, I have coffee with my husband.  Needless to say, I usually do most of the talking (go figure!).  Well, this particular morning, I decided to be quiet and wait for my husband to speak first.  The silence was deafening! It was actually unnerving to sit in silence, it was almost painful.  Then after what seemed an eternity had passed, my husband said, as he usually does, “so what’s on your big mind?” I actually let out a big sigh of relief, to finally be able to talk.  So, how does this apply to our conversations with the Lord and His Holy Spirit?  Is it truly possible to listen, when it’s silent; when it appears that the Lord just isn’t saying anything?

So, please bear with me as I share with you a little story about the prophet, Elijah.  I pray that this may give you a little more context to what I mean, when I say listening through the silence.  The Lord has told Elijah to go to King Ahab, you may remember him as Jezebel’s husband, and tell him that there would be no rain or dew for the next few years.  Then the Lord sent him into hiding by the Kerith Brook.  You may remember the story, because it was there that the ravens brought him food. Ravens are consider dirty birds, a very unlikely source to bring anyone food.  Then it appeared that God just stopped talking. Elijah was cool. He has food and water.  He’d just have wait until the Lord gave him his next set of instructions. 

Now this may have been ok, but the brook (his water source) slowly began to dry up, because there had been no rain.  So now what?  What would you do?  Nothing can make us second guess ourselves more than when we implement something that we know God told us to do, and it doesn’t quite work the way we planned.  The Lord will disrupt a rather settled, peaceful situation, and then it seems like He goes silent. I’m sure Elijah thought all kinds of things. For example, “God really? (Paraphrased, of course :-D), I know you told me to come here.”  This is normally the time that we will start talking to the Lord.  What a novel idea! First, we listen, then, we talk.  God is listening for our voice; our voice has a unique sound in God’s ear. The Lord wants to hear us, even in our frustration; even in our disappointment.

The Bible doesn’t give us, just how long Elijah waited, but we can surmise that it took a while for the brook to dry up. Then, at some point, the Lord told Elijah to come out of hiding and go to Zarephath.  Do you think that maybe the brook dried up just so Elijah would have to move?  Has the Lord disrupted our comfortable and peaceful surroundings, (i.e., a pandemic) to force us to move?  Well, just like Elijah, it just may be time for the Lord to perform miracle after miracle through us.  You’ll have to read the rest of the story when you have a moment in1 Kings, Chapter 17.

Many times, God will use our frustration to motivate us, accelerate His plan for us; and to recreate us, into what He needs us to be. Our obedience is crucial, and ultimately, it may have nothing to do with us, but, it’s for the person that’s in the place that God has sent us. Elijah was told to come out of hiding to help a widow and her son.   Sometimes, to establish something new in our life, God must disturb us, disrupt our peaceful place with plenty of water and set us in a place that is dry.  Then, at some point, we will have to move… 

Are we listening in the silence waiting for our next set of instructions from the Lord or are we simply waiting for our next turn to talk?

Light will Always find Its Way into Darkness

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My eyes are very sensitive to light especially when I’m trying to sleep, so a few months ago I bought some blackout curtains. They are absolutely wonderful! However, I realized that when the sun came up, the Light always found its Way into the darkness. My bedroom was no longer pitch dark, but into the smallest crevices, His Light had come through. For some of us, our lives may seem to be in total darkness right now and for others, we may encounter those moments of darkness when our situation seems hopeless. But always remember…

For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.

We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;

Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;

2 Corinthians 4:6-9 KJV

We are in a season of grief and loss, like we’ve never seen before… “God, it’s so overwhelming! Sometimes I feel that I just can’t catch my breath. We need to see Your Light. It feels so dark right now. But as I lay in my bed in the early morning, I see Your light piercing through what was once a room that was pitch dark. Help us to see Your Light, the Light of Your Glory. You are the only one that can strengthen us, that can hold us up, even in the darkest places. ”

We must let His Word Order Our Steps…

27 The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Psalms 27:1

105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

Psalms 119:105

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

Psalms 23:4

5 […] weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.

Psalms 30:5b

While many of us are celebrating proms, graduations, weddings and more.  I don’t want to take anything away for this time of celebration as many are moving into their next season of life and we celebrate with you. However, for some, there is an undertow of anxiety, depression, sorrow, and grief.  There are times when the Holy Spirit will give us the smallest nudge, what may seem like a trivial direction or instruction.  But we are living in a time where we cannot afford to ignore what may seem trivial. The Spirit may drop someone name in our spirit to either text or call, Facetime, Google Duo, Zoom, etc.  We must pay attention, even if we’re in a very stressful anxious and at times, a very dark place ourselves. We may think that the nudge is for the other person, when in actuality the nudge is for us to be encouraged by someone else.  Light will Always find its Way into Darkness!  

As I’ve said, and will continue to say, we must pause and listen to what the Holy Spirit saying…

What’s really Standing in your Way?

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I may be making a BIG assumption, but I believe that the Lord is taking us somewhere and it’s time that we take a long, hard look at where we are and or where we should be going and if we are not going anyway, then we must ask the question, What’s really standing in your way? The Holy Spirit has given us direction and instructions, but yes, the path is still foggy. Although, we may be uncertain of our destination, we must continue to move forward.  So, again the question is, “What’s really standing in your way?”

I am reminded of a message I did a few years ago entitled. “Connect the Dots”.  Remember the Connect the Dots books.  There were dots all over the page, but in the center of the page, the dots had numbers on them.  When you connected the dots by the number, a picture appeared.  Well, when we reflect on our lives thus far, there have been numerous dots scattered along our path and although, we still may not understand the true meaning of many of those dots, it’s time that we begin to envision the BIG picture.

Unfortunately, I truly believe that one of our biggest obstacles is distraction. There is so much vying for our attention.  Unfortunately, we are inundated with so much bad news that it’s hard to ignore.  However, we must pull away from the television, the telephone and texting, so that we can see our path a little clearer.  Although, our lives may look like random dots on a page, I believe that if we look closely the big picture will start to take shape?   In the midst of everything else that is going on in our lives, God was connecting the dots.  It’s time for us to live on Purpose!

We must not allow our lives to become so routine that we are just following through the motions, or have we resulted to comparing ourselves to others and now our lives seem so dull.  Living on purpose is not about excitement, but about being so close to God’s heart that we can experience the energy of His heartbeat. God has not only heard our prayers, He has acted upon them, but we may just have been too distracted.  Have we been given the DOTs, but have just not connected them? 

So, let’s take a moment to look over our shoulders and see all those DOTs, just look at the Path that God had laid for you. 

Lord, thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

Psalm 16:11

God is taking us places where only we can go!  So, are we excited or are we scared? 

Fear not, for I am with you;
Be not dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you,
Yes, I will help you,
I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’

Isaiah 41:10

Or is it Doubt?  But what if I make a mistake?  That was so me!!! 

But, remember, without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him. 

Hebrews 6:13

God is waiting on us to make the first move!  So, take a quiet moment to listen to what the Holy Spirit is saying and then, it may be time for us to be like David…. We might as well run towards Goliath, cuz we know that the Lord is with us, every step of the way. 

Connect the Dots and let Nothing, not even our Giants, Stand in our Way! 

If You are Up, then Pull up Another…

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During the month of April, I spent a lot of time talking about falling, but now we are up and running or walking really fast.  Now, while many of us are tired of talking and or even hearing about the last two years and believe me I understand. The Lord has allowed us to live during a phenomenon that we had never experienced before.  Many of us have fallen and so many others have fallen around us, so if we have gotten up than we must pull up another. 

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The Holy Spirit continues to impress upon me that although the mask mandates are over and people are moving back into the offices, primarily because we are so very tired of living in a pandemic and again, I understand.  But I believe that it is even more critical now than ever for those of us who are up and running to pull up someone else.  There are those that may look ok and tell you that they are ok, but we are Not ok.  In addition, there are some of us that the Lord has continued to prosper beyond measure even during the pandemic and yet, there are others that are still struggling to get up.  It is for this reason that I want to challenge you that if you are up to act on what the Holy Spirit has been saying to you…

Where you are or what you have gone through may not be just for you… Now is the time to simply share a word to encourage to someone, or it may be sharing your testimony on how you are surviving or have survived, it may be a book, a podcast or maybe even a new business.  The Lord has allowed me to do all three and more.  But please don’t misunderstand… I am not boasting!  All my endeavors have been my acts of obedience and WAY out of my comfort zone and yours may be also. 

Most recently, I’ve been tasked to partner with a psychologist, Dr. Sislena Ledbetter to create an on-line course to help women to get their lives back. I believe that many of us have lost who we and have become what we do.  Many have lost their hope and joy of life itself.  We have had to learn that it’s ok to take care of ourselves first, because when we are totally depleted, we have no more to give to anyone. The Lord allowed Dr. Sis and I to cross paths over a year ago, but God’s timing is impeccable.  If you or someone you know may be interested, you can find more details about “Move Your Mountains” by clicking this link.  But my point is that We ALL have been called to use the gifts and talents that God has given us on behalf of His people and ultimately for His Glory. 

The Bible says,   

10 For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. Ephesians 2:10 NLT

Ephesians 2:10 NLT

16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

Matthew 5:16 KJV

I beg of you, please do not just go back to business as usual. There is someone that you have uniquely designed to reach.  What is the Holy Spirit saying to you?  Are you listening?  May I remind you that the Lord has parted the Red Sea for us, we have walked across on Dry Land and we can Not go back to Egypt!

As always, I pray that you’ve enjoyed this week’s blog post, and something has been said to inspire and encourage you.  If so, we would love to hear your thoughts, so please leave a comment or two.  But if for some reason, this episode does not resonate with you, please share with someone who you think might need it. 

Run, Don’t Walk!

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You’re up now and you have a lot of ground to cover.  Shout with the voice of victory!  … and Run, Don’t walk!    It’s time to run to Jesus even while the Devil is still talking.  We must trust the Lord beyond our knowing exactly what lies ahead.  We must believe even though we haven’t seen the whole picture. 

It’s called faith.  The Lord is growing and maturing our faith.  Faith in what He’s preparing for us to do.  Faith for what’s ahead.  The enemy tries to instill us with fear that what’s ahead must be bad.  But’s that’s not necessarily so.  However, at times, the Lord may disappoint us to elevate us… to get us up! 

But we will say…

  15 Though he slay me, yet will I trust [in] him:

Job 13:15A

The Apostle James says, Count it All Joy!

Dear brothers and sisters,[a] when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be perfect and complete, needing nothing.

jAMES 1:2-4

But, unfortunately, some of us may still be thinking, what if you don’t feel like running.  Then I’d suggest that you tell God about it, you can’t fight the enemy in your mind. Some of us have been taught that we can’t complain to the Lord, but David said otherwise…

I cry out to the Lord;
    I plead for the Lord’s mercy.
I pour out my complaints before him
    and tell him all my troubles.
When I am overwhelmed,
    you alone know the way I should turn.

Wherever I go,
    my enemies have set traps for me.
I look for someone to come and help me,
    but no one gives me a passing thought!
No one will help me;
    no one cares a bit what happens to me.
Then I pray to you, O Lord.
    I say, “You are my place of refuge.
    You are all I really want in life.

pSALM 142

Let me tell you a little secret, I don’t like to run at ALL, ever!  But, I will walk very fast.  I’m kinda out of shape, so walking very fast will get my heart rate up and I’ll start to sweat. So, you may have to run at your own pace and if you don’t really feel like running, then start walking really fast!  Now that you’re up, don’t let anything or anyone knock you down again.  Only go down on your own terms and then, get up running or walking really fast! Because, the Lord has exceeding abundantly above all that we could ever ask or imagine, according to the power that worketh in us.  So, we must remain humble… it’s all for His Glory. 

Here’s Special Word for the Entrepreneurs/Business Owners that might be out there:

There is someone out there that waiting to see the numbers to determine their success.  Number of likes or followers, or maybe dollars, or clients, I don’t know what you number is, but the Lord is saying that your obedience will determine your success, not a number.

Don’t love money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said,

“I will never fail you.
    I will never abandon you.”[
a]

So we can say with confidence,

“The Lord is my helper,
    so I will have no fear.
    What can mere people do to me?”[
b]

hEBREWS 13:5-6

Remember, always take a quiet moment to listen to what the Holy Spirit is saying…

Ok, Now Get Up …

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Last week, I allowed you to just lay there for a little while longer, to get your head together, to gather your thoughts.  You really needed the rest, you were so very tired, but you’ve laid there long enough, so it’s time to get up.  Although you may still feel tired, …

But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.

Isaiah 40:31 NLT

I pray that you’ve taken the time to allow the Lord’s anointing to fall fresh on you and you are ready to face those mountains that’s standing in your way and confront those things that are holding your back or holding you down.  He promised that He would…

Fill in the valleys,
    and level the mountains and hills.
Straighten the curves,
    and smooth out the rough places.

Isaiah 40:4 NLT

It’s time to get up, quiet time is over …

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“Quiet time is not an excuse for the lazy, but a wise investment for the diligent.”

Priscilla Shirer

If you’ve truly been listening to what the Holy Spirit has been saying, you have received His guidance and direction. 

We can make our own plans,
    but the Lord gives the right answer.

Commit your actions to the Lord,
    and your plans will succeed.

Proverbs 16:1,3 NLT

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“What If You Fall…”

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It is so very interesting that when you decide that you are going to quietly listen to what the Holy Spirit is saying, you discover that He talks all the time.  I must admit that when this blog started, I didn’t think that it would last this long.  To be honest, there have been several times that after I’ve written the week’s post, I assumed that it would be the last one. It’s the same thing when you decide not to move forward, or you stop short because you are afraid to fall. I’m saying all of this because even when I wanted to stop, the Holy Spirit just continues to feed into me, which has compelled me to continue to feed into you.  Hence, this week’s post entitled “What if you fall…”.

Last Monday, I was sitting on my bed after sending out the podcast version for the week and my eyes were drawn to the cover of my journal which says, “God is with her, she will not fall.” Psalm 46:5 … Now I found that quite interesting, in light of last week’s post, “Falling on Our Faith”.  So, I was a little confused. But think about it, falling on your face usually denotes failure, but falling on your faith, isn’t really falling at all.  But, of course, I had to go the Bible for further clarification. The New Living Translation says it this way,

God is our refuge and strength,
    always ready to help in times of trouble.
So we will not fear when earthquakes come
    and the mountains crumble into the sea.
Let the oceans roar and foam.
    Let the mountains tremble as the waters surge! Interlude

A river brings joy to the city of our God,
    the sacred home of the Most High.
God dwells in that city; it cannot be destroyed.    From the very break of day, God will protect it.

Psalm 46:1-5 NLT

So guess what, we are that city.  God dwells in us and He protects us.  Ultimately, the question is not “What if you fall… It’s when you fall?”

To coin a not-so-funny cliché, do you feel like you fallen and not you can’t get up?  Are you laying there wondering if you if even want to get up?  Then you need to know that the Lord is laying there right beside you, waiting for you to decide.  But, He is not going to help you up until you are ready. You may want to just lay there for a minute or two, rest for a moment, catch your breath and gather your thoughts and that’s ok.  There’s no rush, but while you are laying there…

Make sure that you take a quiet moment to listen to what the Holy Spirit is saying… 

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Have an Amazing Week!

Falling Flat on Our Faith!

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Last week, we talked about “A New Beginning”!  So Now What?  Oftentimes, when we start something brand new, or when we’ve made a huge decision or encountered a major change is our lives; in the back of our minds, we wonder if we’ve made a BIG mistake, and that we might just “fall flat on our faces”.  Today, as we begin our lives afresh, I’d like to suggest that we try to “Fall Flat on Our Faith”!

Search me, O God, and know my heart;
    test me and know my anxious thoughts.

Psalm 139:23

The month of April marks the end of the 1st quarter of 2022.  It’s truly hard to believe.  However, it’s amazing how much society and culture has such a great impact on our thoughts and behavior.  There is one term that is looming large these days, it’s “The Great Resignation”.  I believe that people have decided that it’s time to get off the hamster wheel.  Many have decided that they prefer their virtual offices and have found that they can be more productive on the job AND spend more time with the family.  No more rush hours and long commutes.  In the process of living differently, we have been given an opportunity to birth our dreams, to push beyond our limitations, move past all obstacles and reach for the stars.

I am just really concerned that we are being pushed back to the way things were, but in my heart of hearts, I don’t believe that that is what God intended.  God has moved us out of Egypt, and He never wants us to return.  It’s time for us to prosper and flourish in the places that He has put us or possibly, the places that He is sending us.

So, what are you going to do now?  I am praying that before you go back to busy, stressed, and anxious, if you haven’t already, that you stop and give some thought to your next steps. Take a quiet moment to listen to what the Holy Spirit is saying… Instead of fearing that you might fall flat on your face, try falling flat on your faith and allow the Lord to Order your Steps!

Trust in the Lord with all your heart;
    do not depend on your own understanding.
Seek his will in all you do,
    and he will show you which path to take.

Proverbs 3:5-6

Don’t just say it, Do it…

If you fall, He will catch you before you hit the ground!

This is a New Beginning…. Not a Do-Over!

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I would venture to say that most of you will not be able to truly enjoy this week’s podcast, because you are just too busy.  The only time you can even take 5 minutes to listen, is while you are driving to work, working, or driving home and for those of you that are not commuting, I’m not sure when you’d have time.  But I would like to challenge you to take a few moments to stop what you’re doing….

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  • Close your eyes
  • Inhale deeply through your nose until you feel it in your core
  • Hold for a few seconds … Focus your mind on your breath
  • Exhale through your mouth

Now, Open your Eyes to your New Beginning…

10 For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. 

Ephesians 2:10

But this is not “a do-over”.  The last two years have taught us that we can live life differently. We can’t turn back the hands of time and start our lives over again, but we can start afresh. It’s a new day! Open your curtains and let the sun in.  It’s time to wake up refreshed!  Imagine yourself taking a cool shower in a waterfall and you’re drying off with your feet on the warm sands of the beach.

It’s Your New Season! It’s time for us to come out of the valley and go to the top of the mountain and look at all the vastness of what’s ahead. Spring is the time of year when the earth refreshing, renews and restores, and we should do the same.

Now, I know what you are thinking… I have a very vivid imagination and real life just ain’t like that and you are right. BUT, we can’t allow ourselves to simply go back to busy without some thought.  At times, we are so very busy, but accomplishing so very little.  Maybe this is our opportunity to…

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1) REIMAGINE our Vision

2) REFINE our Goals

3) REENERGIZE our Plans

No one can limit us, we limit ourselves.  So, what’s standing in our way?  What are the mountains that we can’t climb?

Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low: and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain…

Isaiah 40:4

Some of you know my testimony, I never dreamed that I’d be able to leave Xerox (no, I’m not telling you to quit your job). I was 55 years old, and a career move at that age…  Are you kidding? 

But God opened a door…

Work hard to show the results of your salvation, obeying God with deep reverence and fear. 13 For God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases him.

14 Do everything without complaining and arguing, 15 so that no one can criticize you. Live clean, innocent lives as children of God, shining like bright lights in a world full of crooked and perverse people. 16 Hold firmly to the word of life… Philippian 12b-16a

Philippians 2:12b-16a

But, think about it, if you are listening to this podcast, you are surviving a pandemic, one day at a time. I heard a pastor say, “God will allow a famine, although we will try to pray it away, so that we are forced to move”. He will tell you where to go and you must stay where He puts you and He will provide and prosper you there”. Let’s stop settling for “I’m blessed, I woke up this morning and yes, thank God for that, and will never take that for granted, but God has so much more for us than just to wake up. He wants us to live abundantly and that does not necessarily mean with a lot of stuff.  What does “blessed” mean to you? We would love to hear your thoughts, so please leave us a comment.

Now I feel the need to say that you may be living your dream and this episode does not apply to you, then may I ask that you share that joy and encourage someone else to continue to strive to achieve their dream. 

Let Today be a New Beginning… not a Do-Over! 

It’s time to move forward and be sure to listen to what the Holy Spirit is saying…