"If you’re always tired, always under-rested, you’re not going to be capable of doing everything you need to get done. You’re going to make mistakes more readily, lose your temper, or miss opportunities. " — Karen Jensen
In spite of all our prayers asking God for His help and His intervention in our lives, there are a lot of things that we ourselves have control over.
Sometimes we don’t like to hear that, because it makes us responsible to do something. If you’re like me, sometimes you want God to move your mountain for you, you want Him to charge down from heaven and change things, you just want to cry out, “Help me, Lord!” And thankfully, help is often available. But much of the time, we want Him to “fix” things in our life, when the power is all ours.
So, to me, it’s good news that I have control over some things; that I am responsible for the fix, not someone else. That means I can decide. I’m not a victim, I’m the one with the power – Jesus gave it to me! (Luke 10:19).
I’ve been thinking about four things in particular that we have control over – four things we can stop in our lives, and four things we can start.
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Lots of people have asked me how Bob & I met, so here’s the story:
In June 2012 I was writing Why God Why? and I “just happened” to be writing about the grief process – how there are stages to go through if you’ve suffered loss, but how no one else can dictate how fast or slow, easy or hard, you go through each stage....
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