Today, I'm continuing my reflections on "Uninvited" by Lysa TerKeurst. Chapter 7 is all about When Our Normal Gets Snatched. Wow, that is a loaded statement. I don't know about you, but I like the "known", the "predictable", the "comfortable", and the "normal".
Our normal can get "snatched" from us almost daily..a bad day, a bad report card, . . .
Write 31 Days Challenge - Day 30
What a beautiful reminder this quote is for me from Chapter 6, Friendship Breakups, in Lysa TerKeurst's "Uninvited". The whole message of the book is getting past rejection and to "live loved".
At times friendships and relationships can be easy and other times they can be hard. In the hard times, God has reminded me that the friendship was . . .
Write 31 Days Challenge - Day 25
Hello, My Name Is Trust Issues is the title of chapter 5 in "Uninvited" by Lysa Terkeurst. She shares several examples of trusting others or trusting in circumstances.
A "fun" game at youth group or other team-building events is the "trust fall". A person stands in front of another person or group. He/she closes their eyes and leans . . .
Write 31 Days Challenge - Day 20
I am an introvert by nature and I was intrigued by the title of Chapter 4, Alone in a Crowded Room. (from "Uninvited" by Lysa TerKeurst) She states on pg. 43, "Proximity and activity don't always equal connectivity." Wow, I can certainly relate. New places can bring on a certain amount of stress and I'm usually looking for someone I . . .
Write 31 Days Challenge - Day 16
Chapter 3 from "Uninvited" by Lysa TerKeurst took me on a journey to "live loved" and to step away from the busyness of life. I love the quote in the picture. Jesus was never in a hurry. I was even more thrilled when I noticed the italicizes words form an acronym. (Yes, I love acronyms and just shared one a few days ago.) In order to "live . . .
Write 31 Days Challenge - Day 10
During my 31 days of writing this month, I'm also reading Lysa TerKeurst's fascinating book, "Uninvited". (I blogged about chapter 1 here.) In chapter 2 she challenges us to develop an "intimacy-based identity" and asks the reader to answer 3 questions:
1. Is God good? I can say with confidence, that yes, God is good. Some days I have . . .
Write 31 Days Challenge - Day 2
I am currently reading Lysa Terkeurst's book "Uninvited". On page 5 she talks about a man she encountered at the airport. She was ready to check her baggage for her flight and realized that she had forgotten her baggage at home. She writes that she started sharing her "self-talk" out loud and suffice it to say, it wasn't pretty or . . .