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Wasteland Streams

Isaiah 43:18-19 “Forget the former things, do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland.”   God can do anything – He can even provide streams in the wasteland. Without a doubt, my wasteland is the wounded people I love - those incapable of  the relationship I want, desire, crave. I want so much…

Guard Your Heart

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. --Proverbs 4:23 I recently attended a workshop where the speaker said, [bctt tweet="Your circumstances, your outer life are a reflection of your inner one." username="LizPetruzzi"]   WOW. This made a lot of sense to me. If I believe I deserve a “less than” life, the decisions I make or don’t make will reflect that. Let me pause for a moment and share what I’m not saying. I’m…

Religion Doesn’t Always Reflect Christ

Religion. It’s something we’re not supposed to talk about at parties. I love Jesus but something in me cringes if someone calls me religious - it has a negative connotation for me. I think of zealots. People who picket instead of feed or love. Throughout history, horrible acts – bombing, murder, beheading – have been done in the name of religion – and still are. I am about relationship. Relationship with God, Jesus and others. There is much that bothers…

Beginnings

My first entry in an adventure I feel compelled to begin - I wish I could say what all this is about, but I’m not totally sure. It feels awkward putting my insides “out there” for unknown people to read - strange and uncomfortable. Chances are, if you’re reading this, you probably know me and you’re reading out of charity (thank you). If you don’t know me, you can read more of who I am in “About Me”. I am…