A major contributor to blues around the holidays are unfulfilled expectations. They are too plentiful to count: our expectations of others, others’ expectations of us, our expectations of God, and even our expectations of ourselves. Most expectations are unspoken, which is akin to playing a game but no-one knowing the rules. Read on to see how to release yourself and others from the tyranny of expectations.
In a world of high expectations, God is a God of second chances. He is looking at the attitude of the heart and rewards those who seek Him.
God is always with us, and willing to help us. But sometimes He waits on us to act, to take a step, before we see His hand at work. Read on to see what I mean.
While we can’t see it at the time, God’s promises are true to make all things work together for good. The key is how we respond before we can see the good. Read on to see what I mean.
In the midst of our storms we often focus on the pain and difficulty. Yet it’s an opportunity for God’s provision during our storms. Read on to see what I mean.
In our times of difficulty, we often want to know why we are suffering, or have someone to blame. I believe more damage is done by trying to place blame rather than looking for the good to come out of our storms.