Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: inner freedom

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 ]

Why Our Thoughts Matter to our Well-Being

I’m hunkered down at home working on a Bible study that’s due March 1. It identifies the lies we believe about topics to which we can all relate, and then it delves into the truth about these things. The topics include obedience, forgiveness, prayer, who God is, what He thinks about us, and more.  … [ read more ]

How Has Fear Impacted Your Life?

  True or false: Fear lies at the root of many of our behaviors.   If you said, “True,” then you’re right.   I remember, as a young mom, trying to keep my house immaculate. Why? Because I wanted people to think well of me (translation: I feared they might think I wasn’t perfect).  … [ read more ]

Want Freedom?

My first brush with Psalm 119 came when I attended Pioneer Girls club ‘way back in elementary school. The theme verse was “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path” (v. 105). We recited it every week, and it’s remained in my memory bank ever since. Psalm 119 has… [ read more ]