Coaching

Forgiveness and Trust are Not the Same

Forgiveness and Trust are Not the Same

Forgiving, forgetting, and trust. These actions would seem to go hand in hand, right? So why do we continue to remember the offense and why do we struggle with trusting again? These questions have plagued me many times. We feel guilty because we can’t forget. We are dismayed because we confuse trusting God with our situation and trusting people in our situation.  Forgiving and forgetting is nearly impossible. We are not given a lobotomy as a…

When Your Mountain Seems Too High

When Your Mountain Seems Too High

I was listening to a little Elvis Radio yesterday. Not very spiritual, I know. Although, he can belt out How Great Thou Art. He was singing the old Marty Robbins’ song, You Gave Me a Mountain,  But this time {Lord} you gave me a mountain A mountain I may never climb It isn’t a hill any longer You gave me a mountain this time As I listened, I thought about some mountains that I have had…

A Way to Fear-less When We are Fear-full

A Way to Fear-less When We are Fear-full

I began this post on fear about two years ago. What in the whirl? How can something I wrote two years ago resonate with me still!? I am able to just pick up and continue writing because it’s that relevant. So relevant…like the first thing I thought of was me sitting poolside at my sister-in-law’s house a few days ago and decidedly moving myself inside because there were bats (yep, you read that correctly) swooping…

Honoring a Parent that’s Not Always Honorable

Honoring a Parent that’s Not Always Honorable

So, you know how you are going about life and Holy Spirit sends a word (one you are not expecting) and your heart feels that tug of conviction? Pastor Robert Morris was teaching on the Ten Commandments and he landed on number five, “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.” He didn’t get very far into his message when I…