Book study, Faith

Embracing Life’s Transitions // Week 9

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If I can be honest, I have spent much of the last five years of my life questioning God. I know that He already knows my thoughts and what is in my heart, so I might as well be real with Him and ask the “whys” when so much has happened that I just do not understand.

So many things were taken from us, or we had to get rid of in order to “scale down”. I believe that God is in control of our lives and knows what is best. But that does not negate the fact that it hurts.

I was listening to a worship song this week, “Blessed Be The Name Of The Lord”. There is

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Embracing Life’s Transitions // Week 8

I bet you thought I’d never get back to this study, right? I am so sorry. I really have dropped the ball. My life has taken yet another turn downward, and I’m busy keeping my head above water so that I can breathe.  I am going to finish this book study. It just will be a few more weeks longer than I anticipated.

friends

This chapter is so timely for me right now.  My friends, both my in-real-life friends, and those that I have yet to meet face-to-face, are helping to keep me sane through this newest season of difficult change. Without these gals in my life, I am sure I would be a puddled

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Embracing Life’s Transitions // Week 7

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My life over the last several months can be likened to a roller coaster. When life is good and things are going well, I’m up. I’m happy, full of joy and have a step in my pep. But when faced with life’s challenges, change, or hardship, I can tend to lose my zeal for life, while giving in to the lies that the enemy puts in head,

“Things will never change.”

“You aren’t worthy of love.”

“You are going to lose everything.”

“Don’t bother dreaming.”

“You might as well lie down and quit.”

Ugly lies, but harsh realities

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Embracing Life’s Transitions // Week 6

Girl Meets Change Book Study

Thank you all for sticking with me through this study. I got behind in my reading and forgot to post (again) last week. I have some very concerning personal things happening in my life right now, but I’m just going to try to keep plugging alone. I will finish the study, I promise. I hope you are being blessed as you read.

When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.

I cannot tell you how many times over the course of the last couple of weeks I’ve wanted to hand over my ticket and get off the train. Sometimes I just don’t understand God — why He allows things to happen the way they do. I haven’t been the

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