Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: waiting on God

Why Don’t We Consult God First? (Part 2)

On Friday’s blog I wrote that God’s been convicting me of my need to ask His direction first before pursuing opportunities albeit good and necessary and honoring to Him. Today’s blog is a continuation of that topic based on the Scriptures I read this morning.  Lots for me to ponder as God pinpoints this area… [ read more ]

Relearning a Faith Lesson–and Needing Craft Suggestions!

Do you ever feel as though life is one l-o-n-g lesson in learning? If so, welcome to the club. Just when we think we’ve mastered the art of trusting God for finances, bam! A situation lands in our lap that reveals how much we still need to learn. Just when we feel like we’re the… [ read more ]

3 Reminders As We Wait to To See Hopes Fulfilled

For what are you hoping today?  I’ve spoken at numerous women’s retreats and conferences across western Canada this spring. Judging from private conversations at these events, it seems many women struggle with difficult family relationships and hope for restoration. Some wrestle with medical issues and hope for renewed health. Others live in difficult marriages and… [ read more ]

3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Waiting on God

Sometimes my heart fairly bubbles with joy when I find nuggets of encouragement buried in the Bible. Today, for instance, I read about God appearing to 99-year-old Abram. Considering the circumstances and the 24-year wait since God had appeared and made a huge promise to him, Abram had multiple reasons to doubt seeing this promise… [ read more ]

When God Does a New Thing: Wondering, Waiting, Working and Watching

Every so often in our lives, God does a new thing. It’s highly probable that we won’t understand at first, and we might find the process difficult. Here’s my story. I tell it in hopes that it will encourage anyone who’s either sensing a change coming or in the midst of change and not yet… [ read more ]

How to Respond Well to Life's Challenges

Have you ever had to will yourself to do something? I have. A month ago, I sunburned my knees badly. When I applied aloe vera gel, I suffered an allergic reaction (the label said it was pure and alcohol-free, but the label lied). The pain was so intense that I had to will myself to… [ read more ]