In Sanity Blog
|Posted on February 20, 2016 at 4:25 PM||comments (0)|
~ Matthew 5:3
What does poor in spirit mean to you? I never understood this verse until I read a quote from Oswald Chamber’s “My Utmost for His Highest.” He said, “I ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 17, 2015 at 10:55 AM||comments (0)|
You are not Strong Enough!
What does it mean to “seek God’s Strength?” Is He going to supernaturally make us 100 times stronger physically, emotionally, or spiritually? Can I say, “God, I need to pick up this boulder, give me the strength?” I don’t think that is what Scripture means when it says to seek God’s strength. Do You?
We all like to quote the verse, 1 Corinthians 10:13, especially...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 12, 2015 at 12:30 AM||comments (0)|
Will You Rise to the Challenge?
Change is not something most people embrace. We are used to our particular ways and when things become rearranged, or different we balk. Sometimes we throw a downright hissy fit. Have you ever done that before...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 30, 2014 at 11:25 AM||comments (0)|
Spiritual Judgment Versus Criticism
What determines the difference between mean-spirited criticism and spiritual judgment? Love! Mean-spirited criticism is never an act of love; it is a self-righteous demeaning, attitude of “thinking oneself better than the other person.” I like to c...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 23, 2014 at 8:45 AM||comments (0)|
Writer's Block: A Story
I was confined to my chair, forced to remain seated, trapped by my own invention. Every second writhed with the knowledge of overwhelming intrusion. I could see them, hear them, feel them. Imagine the excruciating pain they would inflict upon me...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 22, 2014 at 7:50 AM||comments (0)|
Yeah! I got the word this week that the editing was complete. They have now sent it over to creative where they will design my cover and do all the other fancy stuff they do. I'm excited. Can't wait to see the finished product. I can't wait to have the cover design so I can start promoting it and people will actually believe me!
When I tell people I know, that I have a book coming out they just look at me skept...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 9, 2014 at 2:55 PM||comments (0)|
Say No to Hormonal Anarchy
5 Simple Steps to Start your Day off right!
We all know that when our day starts off bad, it seems to plummet to lower and lower depths as it progresses. It is especially taxing for the hormonally-challenged woman, desperately trying to remain godly and in control one minute at a time. The key to sanity and e...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 7, 2014 at 5:20 PM||comments (0)|
My Next Fifty Years
I remember when I thought fifty was ancient. Not only was everyone over the hill, but I was positive their usefulness in life was limited. Now, on the other side of fifty, I realize my foolishness.
Don’t get me wrong, things are different, much different than before. Sickness lingers a little longer and bones creak a little louder. I dye my hair more often and exercise fiercely on a regular basis, desperately clinging ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 30, 2014 at 3:40 PM||comments (0)|
The Greatest Tragedy
By Lisa S Arnold
The greatest tragedy of all time is not the horror of the Nazi’s slaughtering six-million Jews . . . or even the abortionist exterminating forty-million babies. The staggering shame o...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 27, 2014 at 9:40 AM||comments (0)|
Living Outside the Typical “Older Woman’s” Role
My husband and I tied the knot almost 30 years ago. We’ve been in the ministry for more than 20 of those years. Like you, we visualized glorious retirement filled with enjoyable activities. Activities like: traveling, mission trips, relaxation, and reading lots and lots of books. We dreamt of future pleasantries, giving no real thought to God’s opinion in the matter.
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