Tag Archives : identity

Slave Versus Son

“I am not yet able to fully believe that where my failings are great, ‘grace is always greater.'” Henri Nouwen There are many nuggets of wisdom in the parable of the lost son found in Luke 15:11-32. Pause for a few minutes and rea

Secure in Christ

“Are you getting more value from Him or from your assignment?” Eric Johnson I have been on a writing adventure with God for many years. He called me to write when my heart was covered in shame and my identity was locked into performance.

Rest and Receive

“You have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you.” St. Augustine of Hippo The day before surgery, the Lord told me to “rest and receive” during my time of recuperation. For some that

Steps in Disguise

“Not even the smallest detail of life happens unless God’s will is behind it.” Oswald Chambers I’m reading through the Bible this year and currently I’ve been studying the saga of Joseph. Reading Genesis, chapters 37-50,

Looking Good

“Shame is a soul eating emotion.” C. G. Jung I loved dressing up when I was a little girl. I’d put on various outfits, Mom’s jewelry, hats and the ultimate…high heels. My parents called me the Dress-Up Queen. I don’

The Responsible One

“Expect great things from God. Attempt great things for God.” William Carey My name is Norma Donovan. I’m a recovering responsibility addict. While taking an online assessment, the discovery of responsibility as my number one streng

New Names

“We know what we are, but not what we may be.” William Shakespeare When I was a little girl, I watched the t.v. show, “What’s My Line?” Three contestants all claimed to be the same person and the audience was supposed to

Worth the Wait

“There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream.” Author Unknown A marathon is 26.2 miles. I had no idea how far that really was until I trained to run one. If you were to ask me how in the world I did it, t