Tag Archives: Courage

How to prepare for disaster

In Isaiah 22, God warns Jerusalem that danger is on the way if they do not turn back to him and away from themselves. (I can certainly relate. When things are going well, I tend to rely on my own … Continue reading

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You are Joshua

Have you ever become discouraged (or lacked courage)? Have you needed more strength than you felt you could muster? I can answer these as “yes” and a resounding “yes”. It gives me such comfort and confidence to know that God has … Continue reading

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Just dust

I get discouraged. Do you? It’s ironic because the source of this discouragement and frustration is often my most intimate times with God. In those times when I am truly focused on him, rather than myself, I see his holiness and majesty, his greatness, … Continue reading

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Yet He withdrew

If asked to identify the essential ingredients for success, would one of them be “you must often withdraw”? I have to admit that I haven’t used that strategy (although neither have I been successful at every endeavor I’ve pursued). The … Continue reading

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