More than enough

Cellular phones have come a long way and I have grown dependent on several features that my Android phone offers. One of my favorite apps is ‘Map my Run’. Each month it sends me stats of miles that I got in for the past 30 days. However, when I got my stats for August I was very disappointed, I didn’t even get my weekly average in.

As great as these devices are they can become very demanding. Not only are we now available to take a call most anywhere, we are notified of activity of every social media platform that we are on, and all email that hits our accounts [I have three]. Side note: I have signed up to be informed of prayer concerns for our nation, Israel, right to life, as well as my church prayer chain, so keeping up with that [or the lack of] has me feeling as if I have failed.

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No Rhyme – No Reason

Emotion is felt as I let my guard down…

My soft sobs break the silence around.

Thank you Papa for allowing me to cry…

Even though, I don’t know why.

I hear you say;

“It’s time to release the tears you’ve denied.

I see the little girl deep inside.

You don’t need to be strong for others.

You don’t need to say words that comfort.

You don’t need to paint with rainbow colors.

I am not on the Throne deep in slumber.

Take some time, my little one…

No longer do you need to run.

There will be no strings as with a kite…

It is time for effortless flight.

Released to float like a butterfly…

with beautiful wings,

my NAME you’ll magnify.”

Paying attention to my emotions

In my quite time the Lord showed me something about the way that I maneuver in situations that creates fear, intimidation, bitterness, and yes…sometimes even hate, deep within me. Whenever I have been approached with negative issues that face this world today (verbally spoken to me, reading something online, watching the news etc.) I usually turn my face to look up to the Lord and say a simple prayer “Your will be done Lord God, what you see in heaven in this situation, let it be here on earth.” which is biblical. But in a way, I feel as if I am sweeping it under the rug [so to speak].

Colossians 3:1-2 (MSG)  So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. Pursue the things over which Christ presides. Don’t shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you. Look up, and be alert to what is going on around Christ—that’s where the action is. See things from his perspective.

Matthew 6:9-13 (NIV) “Our Father in Heaven, hallowed be your name, your Kingdome come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.

I have done this many times, and I believed I was keeping my emotions in check by keeping my inner peace. This is all good, however the Lord showed me how the enemy has kept me from being effective the way HE has called me to “Such a time as this.” When these emotions rise up within us we need not run and hide form them. Instead we need to be running to our PAPA in heaven we need to be covering these issues with the Blood of Jesus. Asking GOD to show us HIS perspective, not our own.

Isaiah 55:8-9 (NIV) “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.

Yes, maybe I have hidden my head in the sand a bit over the years but I must believe that too has been a part of God’s plan. HE has taught me that I can truly trust HIM and to keep my eyes on what HE is doing. Knowing the Kingdom authority I carry (because of JESUS) and knowing who I am. I am a heaven being, not merely a human being.

I was talking to my husband this week and told him that the enemy has had it easy. It hasn’t been a fight for the evil one because we have allowed him to take dominion. I believe that NOW the glory of God is being revealed in many areas around the world. CHIRSTians are understanding their mandate to take dominion, and all of the principalities of darkness (Ephesians 6:12) is falling apart. PRAISE GOD! 

I write all this in hopes that we can stop falling into the trap of the enemy. We either fight among ourselves or we put our heads in the sand. We need to get our faces in The BOOK (not facebook) and to ask HOLY SPIRIT for HIS perspective, then PRAY!

My hope that more people would understand that we will be accountable for every word we say, every thought we have, and every opportunity we missed to bring Glory to GOD into situations.

*note; I type CHRISTinas because we must remember; to identify as a “Christian” we are declaring that Jesus is the Son of God, HE left his place in heaven and became man to be the ultimate sin sacrifice for us. And that we follow the example of CHRIST, HE is the center of our lives. We never read about Jesus debating with anyone, or debate with an evil spirit. Jesus did (and said) what HIS FATHER in Heaven did/said.  I say it again, we desperately need His (God’s) perspective.

John 3:16 (NIV)

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.



Why is it that I judge my worth by what has been checked off my ‘to do’ list?

Have you ever noticed how well we can check things off our ‘to do list’ equates to how our day went?

“It was a good day, I got most of the things I wanted to do done.”


“It was a bad day today, I didn’t get anything done I wanted to do.”


These lists are not just a schedule that we write out for ourselves: 5am Devotionals, 6:30 walk dog, 6:45 exercise, 7:30 eat breakfast etc…

It’s not that logical. We tie emotions to our tasks that we have on our plates. Tell me this isn’t true. How often do we feel guilt or anxiety that we are not on task? Or, we may even feel that we are not valued because we didn’t get much accomplished.

I remember when I was first married I associated my value on how much I could get done each day. I did not allow time for socializing so I could knock out those high demands that I placed on myself.

One time I ordered 7 tons of rock to landscape our yard while my husband was gone for a week on a hunting trip. I had cut out the sod where I was going to lay the rock. Cut open and washed out the fiberglass bags, I had gotten for the landscaping fabric. Fought with the edging to stay where I had laid it out. Then I shoveled and wheel barreled all the rock so the driveway was cleared when he got home.

At the time my children were small, so I had to stop what I was doing to take or pick them up from school and of course cook and feed them. Forget reading them a bed time story I was doing good to have them bathed, dressed and fed each day. And as crazy as this all seems I still didn’t ‘feel’ that I had accomplished much because I didn’t get to cross off ‘everything’ from the to do list I had made myself.

It wasn’t until I learned that I had value just being Georgia that I began to cut myself slack. Yes, I still find myself writing out ridiculous ‘to do lists’ but will re-read it and adjust to make it breathable (doable).

Honestly I still sometimes over commit to things and need to learn to say ‘no’ but that too is being changed. And just so that you don’t think I am some over achiever, I will mention that I do procrastinate those daunting, undesirable tasks. Like today I need to finish recording 2016 tax deductions and begin packing for our next move.

With this all being said I wanted to share with you some things I am learning. These little steps have helped me to manage my time more sanely and at the same time help me feel good about myself. I hope that you find them helpful.

First and foremost, we need to remember that our value isn’t in us ‘doing’ but our value is found in  us ‘being.’  We are created by God and we have value in that alone. We also need to remember that we are each created for a specific thing. When we look at this first, the pressure of getting things done change. How you ask?  Well, if we remind ourselves this, we will understand that we are on a different journey than the next person, and we won’t feel the need to keep up them.

Second, try to schedule out your weekly chores throughout the week. Most people have jobs that they must work 5-6 days a week, if not every day.  Instead of waiting for Saturday to do our ‘chores’ or ‘tasks’ we can break them down throughout the week. For instant I will clean our three bathrooms (thoroughly) every Monday, do laundry on Thursdays and Saturdays. Ect…

Last, think of only one or two ‘big’ things you want to accomplish for the day and tackle those first (if possible) and all the other stuff is just icing on top of the cake!

Remember you are loved and valued just by being you.

Bread Crumbs

In a few short months, I will be moving yet again. Realizing my time is short in my community that I now reside, I have seriously started to take inventory of the things that stir passion in me. Looking at this list, I ask God if this is really something that HE has placed on my heart to do.

Honestly this is overwhelming to me, yet on the other hand it is moving me to action.  My normal process in anything I feel inspired to do is to analyze my abilities. Questions like; ‘What would it take? How would I go about doing it?  Would people understand what I am wanting to do?’ will run through my head. Often, unfortunately too much time is wasted as I evaluate my skills (or lack of) that truthfully the fire dies. I eventually tell myself; ‘Yeah, someone should do that.’  In this thinking I assume that it was just a weird “Georgia” idea, and that it couldn’t possibly make a difference.

God has a way of leading each of us. He knows us better than we know ourselves. I sometimes have to laugh because once I realize those things I have stopped to take note are actually ‘bread crumbs’ (so to speak) that often, lead me to action. Today is one of those days I noticed another ‘bread crumb.’

So many times when I take a moment to read Neil’s daily prophetic word it moves me to act. It’s just like when a person goes to church and feel that the pastor’s message is speaking directly to them. Each person gleans something different but it is all good because it is moving people to seek GOD.

I found courage in the words laid out today: ‘For I have designed all these things to synchronize together, and have done so with great precision and detail….Trust in my leadership, particularly when you feel unqualified.’

I am so inspired to ‘act’ today by what Neil wrote, and I wanted share this wonderful resource with you. I truly believe God lays words on Neil’s heart to share with all of us. God is wanting to move and touch the lives of so many. The beautiful thing about GOD is that HE is wanting to do through you and I. Sure, HE can do it on HIS own, but God wants us to be a part of the process because HE knows that it will give us fulfillment in our hearts.

I hope that you take a moment to read God’s heart in these daily posts (link provided below) and perhaps support Neil as he is walking out God’s plan for his life. Ultimately my prayer is that you will find the encouragement to move you forward in those things God has placed on your heart to do.

Love and Hugs~