Those of us who HATE CONFLICT

Thursday, June 25, 2015

I was the girl who would run the other way, fast, to avoid conflict at all costs. I recently had two different people in my life say “now…

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Be Anxious for Nothing!

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Ok, can we talk about this again? This ‘trying to figure things out’ thing! I know we just discussed it last week, but it is a biggie. And…

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Figuring out the future is a No…. No…

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Figuring out the future is a no no and in my life was actually an idol. As we were listening to the message on idols this past weekend…

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Why is rest awkward?

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

It was Easter Sunday as I drove up the freeway to church, my heart kind of beating in my throat. You know the feeling, my stomach just not…

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Fear and Love

Sunday, April 5, 2015

I am thrilled to tell you how the Lord lead me to really punch fear in the face. I never read any of Jon Acuff’s books but he…

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The Shield of Faith!

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Lately I have been learning about forgiveness. Again! This time not so much about the big ugly things of our past, I have been through that cleansing process…

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Was it really good old fashion unworthiness?

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Was it that simple? All these years? I wanted to stand up on the airplane and yell “the DEVIL is a LIAR” when the reality popped into my…

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Doubt, Fear and Love!

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

When confusion and fear came rushing in, I wasn’t sure what was happening. I held tightly to my Bible even though deep down I was questioning the very…

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P.E.O.P.L.E. P.L.E.A.S.I.N.G

Monday, March 17, 2014

P.E.O.P.L.E   P.L.E.A.S.I.N.G  is one of those things, those things I continually seem to struggle with, maybe not on the outside, but on the inside…So much so, I have…

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Do As You Write, Put the Pencil Down!

Monday, December 30, 2013

It’s terrible when you name your blog Putting the Pencil Down, totally pointing out the need to surrender to God moment by moment and then you find yourself on…

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