Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: Can I trust God

What Air Travel Teaches Me About Trust

    In the past 13 days, I’ve flown eight times with seven different flight crews. One of those planes carried only four passengers and a two-man crew. The pilot and co-pilot played the role of baggage handler, hoisted the plane’s stairs up and locked the door prior to take-off, explained the safety rules to… [ read more ]

Our Laughter and the Father’s Delight

  A baby’s giggle is one of my favorite sounds. It’s like a fountain of joy that splashes everyone within earshot. It’s a frolicking expression of not-a-care-in-the-world peace. When I hear it, I can’t help but laugh too.   How much more must God enjoy the sound of His children’s laughter! It’s evidence that we’re… [ read more ]

God is Out to Get You

    Entrusting our lives to an unseen God can be scary: What if He asks me to surrender something precious? What if He asks me to do something I don’t want to do? What if He puts me through a test?   Focusing on fears about God’s intentions leads to the belief that He’s… [ read more ]

Learning to Trust God With All Our Heart

  That little word all continues to change my thinking. This time it’s happening through —“The Lord is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart. He helps me and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving.”   There it is: “I trust Him with all… [ read more ]

Can God Be Trusted?

Back in the early 80s, I volunteered at a summer camp on Canada’s west coast. The program director was big on developing team camaraderie among staff. She’d selected several activities to accomplish her goal.   One activity involved staff lining up and facing each other while holding a huge blanket between them. Volunteers climbed a… [ read more ]