Last month was such a blessing! A powerful reminder that God’s Word never runs out of fuel, never disappoints, and is living and active (Hebrews 4:12). It can never be exhausted! It is never irrelevant! It is applicable for every situation! Morning by morning throughout the month of September (September Fast, 2022), God awakened … Continue reading A Fast Completed and a Birthday Celebrated!
September Fast, 2022
Fast from dairy & sugar & Facebook
September Fast Finale
Throughout Scripture God allows challenges, setbacks, and negative scenarios because it’s against the backdrop of impossibilities that His beauty shines through. –Tony Evans, Pathways-Lessons from Esther, From Providence to Purpose And so, it is for us, in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles, God is waiting to display His glory! We are His sheep (John … Continue reading September Fast Finale
September Fast Done Purposefully
This month has been a purpose-filled journey! While fasting and spending time in prayer, I traveled through a portion of the life experiences of the Jews as many of them are captives in the Persian Empire. Along with the study book Pathways—Lessons from Esther, From Providence to Purpose by Tony Evans, I gained a greater … Continue reading September Fast Done Purposefully
September Fast Fixer
A characteristic of mine is that I am a fixer! I like to see problems fixed! I like to help people get fixed! Unfortunately, for years, I tried to do it my way and in my own strength. Seeking God’s plan and waiting for His direction, well, that just took too long, and I couldn’t … Continue reading September Fast Fixer
September Fast by Faith
As I approach a month long fast, I usually know what to expect. However, as a wise man said, “We can make our plans, but the LORD determines our steps” (Proverbs 16:9, NLT). So, for those times when I am invited to indulge in something I love, like an autumn festival, I need wisdom in … Continue reading September Fast by Faith
September Fast – He responded!
During a fast, when I am purposely asking the Lord to show me more of Him and less of me, you never know where it will take you. One place has been to a text message my 23-year-old nephew sent me just 17 days before he died. As I read it, I could not keep … Continue reading September Fast – He responded!
September Fast: A VITAL MESSAGE
How did I get here? What led me to start a “no dairy, no sugar” fast in 2017? At the time I thought it was the health issues I was experiencing. But now, I know without a doubt, it was the providential hand of God. I may never fully understand His methods, but I am … Continue reading September Fast: A VITAL MESSAGE
A Boundary Setter (September Fast)
When encountering temptation or any difficult course, God’s Word equips me to wage war and bring down strongholds. Fasting has brought temptations and difficult courses not only to my door but as constant companions. So, a good plan for any day will always include setting boundaries. Start today envisioning your new role as a Boundary … Continue reading A Boundary Setter (September Fast)
September Fast & Battle-Weary Pilgrims
This Labor Day Weekend has been a blessed time of catching up with “old” friends as well as family. The middle of August, COVID prevented us from attending our grands adoption celebration, so we were excited to meet up with our older daughter’s family and celebrate some birthdays in addition. For some time now we … Continue reading September Fast & Battle-Weary Pilgrims
Ending First Day of my September Fast, 2022!
What better way to open the door for greater joy and contentment than asking the Lord to open my eyes to what I am usually too busy to see: His providential hand in my life! Today, I had a different physical therapist who implemented a strategy that worked muscles I had not worked in a … Continue reading Ending First Day of my September Fast, 2022!