Tag Archives: John

“Trust Me” -God

Trust.  It’s hard to earn and easy to lose. Who do you consider to be truly trustworthy? In our fast-paced world, dominated by social media, it’s easy to create a friendly facade.  How much harder to maintain trust.

The Bible talks a lot about trusting God.  Our relationship with Him is based on trust.  So if we struggle with trust, we probably struggle with God.  That’s nothing new.  People have struggled with trusting God since those fateful days in Eden.

I remember several years ago when I had one of those “mother moments.”  It all boiled down to this: I was having a hard time trusting God with one of my children.  Ever been there?  I was letting my imagination run wild with “what if'” scenarios.  I carried the anxiety to bed with me.  I was still worrying in my sleep, when an audible voice whispered these words: “I can be trusted.”  First person, singular.  “Who was THAT?” I wondered, now half-awake. Continue reading


so that!

So that!  Ask yourself  this question:  Is my life a “so what?” or a “so that!”  Several years ago, I noticed my well worn Bible sitting on my bedside table.  I surveyed  my collection of prayer journals on the shelf, along with the countless Christian books I’d read.  I pondered the many times I’d seen God move in my life, sometimes miraculously.  I thought about all the answered prayers.  And I realized that if my Christian life was only about me, and my relationship with God, and my world of concerns, then so what?  Continue reading