All tagged Sarah

Genesis Day 41: Showing Honor

There is a mental exercise that personal coaching consultants perform with their clients. They usually show an emotional video about a life-well-lived, and then they ask, “When you die, what do you want written on your tombstone?” Or a variation such as, “What would you like said about you at your funeral?”vMost of us want to be remembered well, especially by those we love.

Genesis Day 36: When deep fears emerge…we can forget all we’ve learned

Any deep fears in your life? I don’t mean something sudden, like being held up at gunpoint. I mean some deep-seated worry or fear that rarely emerges... but when it does, you act irrationally.

There are one or two things in my life, that if they emerge, completely derail me. Why do I bring this up? Because that is what is going on with Abraham. Why I am convinced that Abraham has a “deep-seated fear”?

Genesis Day 32: Laughter is good for the soul

Every now and then I will laugh—a lot. After, whatever was so funny has passed, I always think, “I don’t do that enough!” Has that ever happened to you?

I am around people that laugh… some of them laugh a lot, and loudly.

Laughter: it is good for us. Sometimes we laugh “with” people, and other times we laugh “at” people. I wonder what God thought when Sarah laughed at His promise…