Focus Upward

"Live loved"

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 . . .

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October 16, 2016

Is God Good?

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 . . .

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October 10, 2016

Not in My Presence

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 . . .

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October 02, 2016