Living Fully Archive

Made Marvelous

I like the ring of this phrase- “made marvelous.” Maybe because “marvelous” is not a customary part of my vocabulary, or maybe because marvelous is just a good sounding
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The Beauty of Surrender: the Satisfied Life

Think about a time you were most satisfied. Something important to you made you feel content or happy. We live for the thing that is important to us, yet
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Confession, the Gateway to the Satisfied Life

Part 2 in the Satisfied Life- Practically, in our everyday life we often treat God like a distant relative, or He is “up there” somewhere. We go for periods
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What am I Depending on to be Satisfied?

What are you depending on? My conversations with others (and in my own head) of late have included this question. Or, I could say it this way, “What am
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Always Easier to Run from Sorrow and Pain

Of course we want to run. Tears are not convenient. Grief is weighty. Pain is unwelcome. A bandaid helps, but wounds need air and time. Pain reliever brings relief,
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The Consumer Life Consuming Me

Consumerism is consuming us. I know what you are thinking. It is the Christmas season. So of course, consumerism plagues us and steals moments that are meant for peace
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30.30.30. Day 6: Starting with God

30.30.30. Day 6   The Passage: Genesis 1:1-2:3 1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was formless and void, and darkness was
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Is there a Better Way to Measure Success?

Ours is a world fueled by likes, influence, followers, numbers, and appearances. We are consumed with ourselves and making ourselves known, heard and followed. It is easy for me to
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Four Steps to Sharing the Gospel in your Circles

I’m always thinking of ways to be more effective. I like to organize a closet in order to make more room. I notice a hole in the way our
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Erasing Spring Break (and other unmentionable things, like my careless words!)

There are moments we all want to forget and erase from our memory and everyone elses as well. We wish we could quietly tuck them away, like an old
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