Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: how can I trust God

God is Always Right, Even In the Shadows

  “…the Lord our God is right in everything he does.” ( NCV)     Life is stinkin’ hard sometimes. Sooner or later, we walk through the shadows where mystery shrouds our understanding. Our faith tells us that God is still in control, but sometimes our pain causes us to question His ways, and—dare I say it?… [ read more ]

The Best Thoughts to Think at Night

  On what thoughts do you dwell when you’re in bed and either falling asleep or unable to sleep?   Some folks might say they plan the next day’s to-do list. Others might contemplate tough stuff they’re experiencing—a difficult relationship, the pain of betrayal, troublesome money matters, or a recent loss.   Some might ponder… [ read more ]

It’s Time to Sing a New Song

  One morning in July 2015, I sat on my deck with Bible in hand and prayed, “God, I’m sick of struggling with wrong attitudes. I’m tired of wrestling with pride and regret and shame and blame. I’m over any felt need to toot my own horn or seek a pat on the back. I’m… [ read more ]

A Spiritual Solution for Sleeplessness

What thoughts run through your mind when you can’t sleep at night? If you’re like me, your imagination probably tends to fall into one or more of these categories: The next day’s to-do list. My family’s well-being. A difficult relationship. Regrets about something I said or did in the past. Plans for accomplishing a particular… [ read more ]