“Why isn’t God speaking to me? I have so many decisions to make. So many choices to consider. I’m unsure of God’s will. Where are you, God?”
Do you ever find yourself in these shoes? They’re uncomfortable. Unstable. Sometimes, you wonder if the right shoe is on the right foot. Because something isn’t right.
The heart is a muscle. When’s the last time you worked out your heart?
The stronger your heart, the better prepared you are when difficulty comes. I don’t know what you’re struggling with today. Maybe it’s cancer. Maybe it’s job loss. Maybe it’s uncertainty looming in your future.
Nonetheless, your heart is hurting.
A yellow post-it note lingered in the small trash can I had just dumped. Full of excitement, I reached down and grabbed it. The message it gave couldn’t have been more relevant: “Nothing God does is ever small.”
The vast majority of Americans are Christians, but very few appear to truly follow Jesus. Why? Many are control freaks.
I’m a control freak. With people? Sometimes. With God? Quite often.
It’s hard to completely trust God with my life.
For many years, I’ve found myself desiring more joy. I mean, Jesus says, “‘I have told you these things so that you will be filled with my joy. Yes, your joy will overflow!’” (John 15:11 NLT). Why am I not joyful?
I’ve always wanted more peace. After all, Jesus says, “‘I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world’” (John 16:33 NLT). Why am I anxious?