Entries by Renee

How to live fearless in a terrifying world

For an audio recording of today’s post, click here. It’s been almost a year since our family moved across the country from North Carolina to Nebraska. I’m amazed how fast a year can move. This very weekend a year ago I was preparing to speak at a women’s retreat. This very weekend a year ago […]

How Remembering Can Change Everything In Your Life

To listen to today’s post, click this link “Such reminiscence can be healthier than you think. Despite nostalgia’s bittersweet rap and the oft-heard advice to live in the moment, studies suggest that the occasional detour down memory lane can give your spirits a significant lift. Thinking of good memories for just 20 minutes a day […]

Bloom Where Planted, But Wait For The Right Season

The tree boasted in its full blooms, having crossed over from white buds to pink blossoms. Standing tall and proud against the Carolina blue sky, it let the world know it was moving from winter to spring. No more waiting. The time was the present. The tree had the support of its neighboring flowers and […]

Do You Fear or Trust When the Road is Scary?

“Guys, start praying. Now!” Though my husband said these words, I’m confident each of us in that car prayed vehemently on our own before he uttered a word. The situation wasn’t one that left an option other than to pray for God’s hand of protection and guidance. The silence in the car was loud. I […]

I’ve Been Keeping a Secret

  “Come and listen, all who fear God, and I will tell what He has done for me. I cried out to Him with my mouth, and praise was on my tongue.” Psalm 66:16 If I don’t tell you soon, I may burst. I feel as if I’ve been keeping a secret from you, and […]