Reflections of Grace 97: Storms Are Invitations To Dance With Jesus


[display_podcast] Can I consider my life pure joy?  Or have I been caught up in looking at the depth of pain and the depth of trials and sometimes pure craziness in my life, and thought, Have I not sown into your Kingdom?   When is my time coming? “Haven’t I served you all my life?  Why so much suffering.Starting from my childhood of abuse and ending up here, years later… still struggling for a reprieve.”Don’t we just get so wrapped up in ourselves sometimes? I like what … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 96: A Walk Into His Secret Place


[display_podcast] Have you ever been so overcome with the intimate love of Jesus that you feel totally undone?Over the past many months, through some great emotional trials, I have leaned into Him… like in a wine press. He actually became my strength.   The hardest times in our lives are the very times He most reveals Himself. Every issue you may deal with in life, if you would only allow Him into it, you will find extreme comfort, growth, and an intimacy with Him that will stay with … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 95: Leaning Into His Embrace!


[display_podcast] A client recently said to me, “I wonder sometimes why others look at me and think I have it so together. They say ‘You lead a wonderful life!’   They confided that they could assure me that they are far from wonderful.  Walk a few days in my shoes, they say.”I began to share with them that they do know Someone who is wonderful.  Without Him walking besides us I would drown in our own delusions. If you are feeling lost or alone right now, allow me to take your hand and … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 123: A Dramatic Detour in Jesus’ Road to Destiny

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[display_podcast] Welcome to one of the strangest stories -- many would call this a troubling tale -- in Jesus’ entire life and ministry. As you are about to hear in this PODCAST, what happens here in Mark 7, and its parallel passage in Matthew 15, seems highly uncharacteristic of Jesus; uncharitable to a tragically needy-yet-remarkable mommy; and unnecessarily cold and calloused as far as a Jesus is concerned. A Jesus, I will humbly remind you, who defined Himself as “gentle” in Matthew 11, a … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 94: Life Purpose Coaching 31 – Interrupted Lives


[display_podcast] My sweet 38-year-old daughter was struck with a ruptured appendix a while back.  From the point she went into emergency I was with her.  It was so frightening.  My life was just was put on hold.  Everything took a back seat.  Now that she is on the mend, I now feel scattered and am having trouble getting back into things that were part of my everyday life, from writing to coaching and even exercise. But, suddenly I realized I have grown spiritually, in finding God in the mids … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 93: Life Purpose Coaching – Can Christians be Codependent?


[display_podcast]“In the park we step on this bright shiny red merry-go-round. Everyone is happy and ready for a lot of love, fun and a great future.”   But then something happens.  A pattern has emerged.  There seems to be something very binding about your relationship.  You feel like you are in prison and you can’t get out.Codependency is living the myth that you can make yourself happy by trying to control people and events outside yourself.  A sense of control or lack of control i … [Read more...]