Tag: Intentional Living

Abide – Part 2

We are continuing in the series on Abiding in the Lord. Love plays a big role when it comes to abiding in Jesus. Let’s take a look at what Jesus said in John 15:9-17: 9 As the Father loved Me, I also have loved… Continue Reading “Abide – Part 2”

Abide – Part 1

You might recall that my one word for 2022 is “abide.” Over the next several posts, I will be talking about abiding in the Lord, using Scripture as our basis. Let’s start with the definition of the word abide. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary,… Continue Reading “Abide – Part 1”

Security in the Presence of God

In my last post I talked about one of my recurring dreams. Today I wanted to mention another one. There are different variations of this dream. But it always has to do with water. I could be in an immense and deep indoor pool.… Continue Reading “Security in the Presence of God”

An Eternal Mindset

Do you have any recurring dreams? I have several. Some of them leave me feeling anxious, while others leave me feeling free. There is one in particular that I want to talk about today that fascinates me. In this dream I have a huge… Continue Reading “An Eternal Mindset”

Keep Praising, Keep Praying, Keep Giving Thanks

At our church, we begin the service with worship before we move into the sermon. A few weeks ago during worship, the worship leader said that God was up to something good. Then we started singing a praise song with those words in the… Continue Reading “Keep Praising, Keep Praying, Keep Giving Thanks”

Seeking Jesus

In the book of Luke, there is a story about a man named Zacchaeus. It might be easy to quickly read this story and move on. But I think if we spend some time here, we might discover some key takeaways for our own… Continue Reading “Seeking Jesus”

For An Audience of One

Over a year ago I posted on the topic of Freedom from Perfectionism. In the comments section of the post, my blogger friend, Judy, and I talked books. I told her that I planned to read a book called For An Audience of One:… Continue Reading “For An Audience of One”

From Restlessness to Fulfillment

Last week I wrote about what I learned during Lent. And today I wanted to share about something else that I learned during those weeks. Towards the beginning of Lent I was feeling restless. Antsy might be a good way to put it. Sitting… Continue Reading “From Restlessness to Fulfillment”

Moving Towards God

Admin Note: I am moving my posts from Tuesdays to Thursdays. I post every other Thursday on the Christians Read blog, so this will help keep things a little more organized on my end. Also, due to some extra projects on my plate, in… Continue Reading “Moving Towards God”

Fasting

Please don’t skip this. I know the thought of fasting makes many of us groan with discomfort. Food is something our culture puts a lot of buzz around. Food is at the center of every social gathering. We see an abundance of food and… Continue Reading “Fasting”