Messages in difficulty and loss . . .

Sacred Signpost #5: Struggles

Messages from God come in many packages. Primary is the Word of God in found in Scripture–the treasure chest we are privileged to have in the Old and New Testaments.  Scripture is “God-breathed,”  which is what inspiration means. I cannot encourage you enough to drink deeply of the Word of God. If you find it […]

What to do in the midst of life’s whirl

Sacred Signpost #4: Struggles

I know what it feels like to be dizzy and overwhelmed with life–and not just because I am a blonde! 🙂 Actually, this white hair of mine is the result of many years of much trial and tribulation!  And all of it, as I look back, was for God’s greater glory, my own good and […]

Soul Care Central: BEWARE!

Sacred Signpost #5: Struggles

All of us have good reason to invite Mr. Grudge into the house of our soul. However, if we entertain him, allow him to remain even for a few days—and God help us—welcome him to become a permanent resident—we put our entire soul in danger!   Beware, beware!    Mr. Grudge may appear friendly and […]

Hard places and people . . . are an invitation!

Sacred Signpost #4: Struggles

In hindsight I can clearly see that every place AND person that has felt like a hard struggle in my life has been appointed by God for a purpose! He wants to teach me something, or He wants to redirect me for reasons that I clearly cannot see at the time. NOTE this: “I could […]

Follow the face of true passion . . . Will you follow Him?

Sacred Signpost #4: Struggles

Jesus said, “The student is not above the teacher, nor a servant above his master” (Matthew 10:24) Can we understand this more than at Easter?  Follow the face of true passion straight to the heart of Father God!  See His love, see His obedience!  Will you follow Him . . .  even if– and even when– deep […]

Hope in the midst of pain!

Sacred Signpost #4: Struggles

“I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.” (Romans 8:18). Have you ever seen a Female Emperor moth emerging from a cocoon in time-lapse?  Take at look on youtube.  What you notice is that the emperor moth must emerge from a narrow opening in […]

Treasures in the new year . . .

Seven Sacred Signpost #4: Struggles

It may seem strange to call this signpost a TREASURE, but I have learned that all that is painful is not bad, and all that is pleasurable is not good. In this new year, though the darkness may be pressing around your soul, if you turn your inner eyes to Jesus, who is at your right hand […]