Category Archives: Encouragement

Are you a Faultfinder or Faith-Finder

I have to ask you, “Are you a faultfinder or a faith finder?” I’m asking you, because it’s a question I asked myself early this morning during my prayer time. Let me explain. Our Deep Well went out. It was a huge deal because regulations had changed and finding an appropriate location on that mountain […]

Feeling Stuck? 5 Ways to Get Un Stuck

We built our house almost 20 years ago! (Where has the time gone?) When I say we built it, I mean literally. We hired a contractor to dry it in, then we took over. It took us months. We moved in with bare floors and no window stills. We really enjoy working together, so it […]

What is keeping you from experiencing the Presence of God?

Have you ever experienced an electric fence? I NOT suggesting you ever touch one, but I challenge you to grab hold and connect with God’s power like never before. And, what does an electric fence have to do with the Power and Presence of God.  Let me explain with a story. When my oldest granddaughter, […]

What do you do with broken things?

What do YOU do with broken things? It depends on whether you are a perfectionist or a re-purposer. Can I explain what I mean with a story? Do you know that everything taste better in a pretty dish? (I can hear my male readers groan, but please stay with me. I’m headed somewhere. I’m going […]

How to never get so satisfied that you stop reaching for more

I’m not satisfied with my weight right now, so when my friend challenged me to lose 5 lbs with her this month I eagerly accepted. I’m working on it! I’m eating right and exercising everyday.   But, there’s a major challenge to getting that weight off. It’s birthday month in the Holland house. Both of […]