Tag Archives: Romans 8

I’m convinced …

“I’m absolutely convinced that nothing—nothing living or dead, angelic or demonic, today or tomorrow, high or low, thinkable or unthinkable—absolutely nothing can get between us and God’s love because of the way that Jesus our Master has embraced us. Romans … Continue reading

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The twins …

Twins: Guilt and Grace From “The Donut Theory” I’m absolutely convinced that nothing—nothing living or dead, angelic, or demonic, today or tomorrow, high or low, thinkable or unthinkable—absolutely nothing can get between us and God’s love because of the way … Continue reading

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God is Good …

“Focusing on the self is the opposite of focusing on God.” Romans 8:6 A short time ago, I left Starbuck’s coffee shop saying, “God is good!” I had been at Starbuck’s earlier in the day and had enjoyed a cup … Continue reading

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Life is unpredictable …

[Paul said] “That’s why I don’t think there’s any comparison between the present hard times and the coming good times. … Meanwhile, the joyful anticipation deepens.” Romans 8:19,21 “Life is too unpredictable for rigid expectations” is a quote from a … Continue reading

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The longer we wait …

“The longer we wait, the larger we become, and the more joyful our expectancy.” Romans 8:25 Each year, I experience Advent as if I’m pregnant for the first time. There was great joy when the doctor affirmed my suspicion of … Continue reading

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Hold on tight!

“I’m absolutely convinced that nothing—nothing living or dead, angelic or demonic, today or tomorrow, high or low, thinkable or unthinkable—absolutely nothing can get between us and God’s love because of the way that Jesus our Master has embraced us.” Romans … Continue reading

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Intentionally living with balance …

“Focusing on the self is the opposite of focusing on God.” Romans 8:7 I’m preparing a retreat about balance for the women of my church–how to balance life and  faith. While working on the material, it became obvious to me … Continue reading

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Just get up and go …

“God’s Spirit beckons. There are things to do and places to go!” Romans 8:13 I’m grateful when I travel for speaking engagement I can combine the travel with visiting friends and family around the U.S.A. Time away from my home … Continue reading

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Cat tales…

“Anyone completely absorbed in self ignores God, ends up thinking more about self than God. That person ignores who God is and what he is doing. And God isn’t pleased at being ignored.” Romans 8:7,8 For nearly two weeks, I’ve … Continue reading

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Self-absorbed…

“Focusing on the self is the opposite of focusing on God.” Romans 8:7 Recently, I heard someone say, “She is so self-absorbed.” I believe we used to say, “She’s stuck up” or “She thinks her s____ doesn’t stink.”  I guess … Continue reading

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