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What Does the Bible Say I Should Do and Not Do?

What Does the Bible Say I Should Do and Not Do?

Whenever there is a conflict between what we feel we’re expected to do and what we feel we should do, it’s time to step back from the decision. And seek clarity from the only source free of the entanglements of misguided opinions and unrealistic expectations. God. Maybe it feels a tad silly to bother God

When Christmas Feels Chaotic

We are merely moving shadows, and all our busy rushing ends in nothing. We heap up wealth, not knowing who will spend it. – Psalm 39:6 Last Christmas, I was rushing about, frustrated. Every year I say I’m going to get better about scaling back so I can really keep my focus where it needs

But What If I Say No and They Stop Liking Me?

Let’s just call the elephant in the room what it is — a massive, dirty, grayish, tusk-adorned, tail-swinging, giant-legged, big-bellied creature with ears that some cartoon creators believe make them able to fly. And it’s in our space. We see it. We navigate around it. We let it take up room. But we don’t want

The Best Yes: You’ve Got a Part to Play

Life is a constant barrage of choices. It can be overwhelming if we always say yes in an effort to please others. We can end up doing things we’re not good at or even interested in and not doing the things we are good at and interested in. Wouldn’t it be nice if we learned

What the Word of God Says to Our Insecurity

Fixed Mind-Sets and Growth Mind-Sets A friend left this thought on my Facebook page: “We do what we do and feel how we feel because we think what we think.”1 And you know what pattern of thought feeds our insecurities most? A fixed mind-set versus a growth mind-set. People with fixed mind-sets see their abilities,

Courageous Yes – Confident No

My husband was out of town recently when a box was delivered to my doorstep. It was rather large. Not the size of a dresser but definitely larger than the typical package. And it was heavy – too heavy for me to manage alone. The UPS man graciously brought it inside since it looked like it

Lysa TerKeurst Author Chat Replay: “The Best Yes”

Live Unrushed and Offer Your “Best Yes” “A [person] who lives with the stress of an overwhelmed schedule will often ache with the sadness of an underwhelmed soul.” ~ Lysa TerKeurst We had such a lovely conversation with Lysa… If you missed it, you can still watch the replay! It’s only about 20 minutes long

Lysa TerKeurst The Best Yes Author Chat Replay

Do you ever feel under the weight of demands, pressures, everyone’s expectations of this or that, never getting quite ahead of the game, never meeting full approval of anyone? You give your best week in and week out. Your Board seems to be looking at you askance. Your people question your theology, or judge your