This morning is a two cup of coffee morning... which means I just want to sit here a little bit longer. My morning coffee is something I earn these days. I must first wake up and get my workout done before I can sit in my comfy chair and enjoy this cup of coffee. And today for some reason I just want to sit a little bit longer. I want to savour this moment just a little bit longer. One … [Read more...] about Just One More Moment
Coffee with God
Spending Sunday mornings hanging my head in shame left me empty and wondering if there was more to this life. Having spent the night before bar hopping it Italy I would rise early and was hopeful that this Sunday would be the Sunday that God would heal me of my sinful ways. This Sunday would be the day He would finally take away my desire to fit in and be apart of the cool crowd. But every … [Read more...] about Eager Anticipation
Every morning I wake and spend time reading and writing. This time has evolved over the years but, what stays the same is my coffee and chair with God. This is a non-negotiable in my life. I use to be rigid with what I accomplished. I would beat myself up if I did not read all my "assigned" reading or if I fell asleep while prayer. Now I am realizing that this time in my chair with God is … [Read more...] about Coffee Break
When life feels out of control are you able to sit and be still or do you rush around adding to the chaos? Over the years my morning quiet time has evolved and changed. When I first found my chair with God I filled my time with a list of things that had to get done. I would go down the list marking each off as if God was looking down ready and willing to give me a gold star for my … [Read more...] about in the still of the morning
As a little girl I loved picking up dandelions making a wish and blowing. It is amazing the dreams I had as a little girl. I wanted to be a lawyer, teacher, business owner, wife and mom. I thought I could rule the world and conquer it all. Even if someone told me things were not possible I NEVER believed them because I have BIG dreams. In my twenties I found myself in survival mode. I was … [Read more...] about Just Blow!
Is your bible collecting dust? Do you struggle to set aside time for God? I often hear from friends how they wish they were a morning people or how they wish they were dedicated enough to waking up early. Let me tell you a secret... I am NOT always eager to jump out of bed at 4am and often times I am not brewing my coffee until fifteen or twenty minutes after my alarm first goes off. And … [Read more...] about Coffee with God