Seeking God’s Perspective

Seeking God’s Perspective

Interpretation is important. From one language to another, between man-speak and woman-speak, from the Bible to our own lives – interpretation affects us greatly. Assuming we understand can often get us into trouble. When facing both the good and not-so-good circumstances seeking God’s perspective can change so much about how you act and feel. 

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Change(d) Conference: You Won’t Leave the Same!

Change(d) Conference: You Won’t Leave the Same!

You found your fixer upper! Your creative soul has imagined this moment for years. But finally, there it is in the perfect location. This is the home you’ve been dreaming of, and you’re determined to make it your own.

Sure, the landscaping is overgrown, the paint is peeling badly, and some windows are broken. The foundation has settled, the electrical wiring and plumbing are hopeless, and the roof has a bad leak. 

But none of that dissuades you. The moment the deed has been recorded the work begins. Demolition day makes the house look like a worse disaster. Deep holes appear where foundation repair is underway. Electrical wiring and plumbing are replaced, and a new roof is put on. Walls, flooring, cabinetry, landscaping, furnishings – all brand new. Your fixer upper is now a gorgeous home! 

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How I Experienced Transformation

How I Experienced Transformation

I’m not the same person I was before. Some feedback from friends recently has pushed me to reflect on my own transformation journey again, and I’m amazed at how I’ve changed. And the things I’ve learned along the way are allowing me to continue that journey now. I’d like to share how I experienced transformation, and still do.

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The Transformation of Your Mind

The Transformation of Your Mind

Our heads get us into trouble. Feelings get triggered by anything and everything, and some of us are more diligent about managing our feelings than others. Our thoughts follow long-standing habit patterns that may not always serve us well. Thoughts and feelings can seem difficult to control. But God wants the transformation of your mind. It’s what He calls us to. So how can you experience that?

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Independence or Transformation?

Independence or Transformation?

Here in the United States we celebrated Independence Day yesterday. For some the day was filled with a parade, sun, food, and time in the pool followed by music in the park and fireworks. In this country this day reminds us of freedom, and how costly that freedom is. But when it comes to many important things, you must choose either independence or transformation; you can’t have both.

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