Tag Archives: Contentment

Grace Forfeited

  “Idolatry: trusting people, possessions, and positions to do for me what only God can do.” Bill Gothard Idols come in various forms. They can be a hobby that consumes our time, finances, and focus. Possessions or positions, which make … Continue reading

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Complete in Christ

  “You can give up the need to compete in the world-when you accept being complete in Christ.” Ann Voskamp For years my shame kept me from feeling significant and valued. My low self-worth prevented me from seeing and believing … Continue reading

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The Secret to Satisfaction

  “The best way to show my gratitude to God is to accept everything, even my problems, with joy.” Mother Teresa In 1965, the Rolling Stones released a song called “I Can’t Get No Satisfaction.” In a culture where there … Continue reading

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Restlessness

  “You have made us for Yourself, and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in You.” St. Augustine of Hippo I have a lot of chili recipes. I have ones that call for hamburger, round steak, or … Continue reading

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Miracle in the Making

  “When God steps in miracles happen.” Unknown A miracle is “an extraordinary event manifesting divine intervention in human affairs.” The miracle of the feeding of the four thousand, found in Matthew 15:34-37, followed “the mute speaking, the crippled made … Continue reading

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Position

“He gives Himself to those who have made a place for Him.” Jeanne Guyon God wants you entirely for Himself. One way Jesus knows He has us for Himself is by the position we seek. In Psalm 84:10, the psalmist … Continue reading

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In God We Trust

  “It is not our trust that keeps us, but the God in whom we trust who keeps us.” Oswald Chambers How do you handle fear? Do you run away or run to the pantry? Do you immerse yourself in … Continue reading

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