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Good + Right

Hello! Happy New Year! I’m only 33 days late. Are you surprised? I’ve had so much to say, but so little time to say it, which is probably a good thing. I am ALL FOR the sharing of our hearts and minds and think it is good + right to stand up for what we believe in. I never did get around to sharing my thoughts on the American flag, why black lives actually do matter and whether or not I think George Dubya is a drunk or just a silly old man. But this isn’t going to be one of those posts nor will it be about my chronic late problems. Thank goodness although I can’t wait to tell you how much I’ve improved!

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Day 26: Jesus, No Ordinary Man

Okay enough about me and my security issues. Let’s talk about Jesus and his security. Yeah I know. Jesus, God, God, Jesus. Still. Actually, I shouldn’t assume everyone reading this believes Jesus was or is God, but even if you believe he was just a man, you can learn from his ability to handle criticism.

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Day 9: Strong Enough

I didn’t really want to talk about this tonight, but I’m going to get it over with. It’s been a nagging thing in the back of my mind and I guess that means I should talk about it. It seems like such a silly thing but it’s something I really want to fix about myself. My name is Julianne and I am…

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Day 8: Slow Me Down, Lord

My husband and I are in a couples group and we started this new book called “Emotionally Healthy Spiritually.” Yes, I’m reading two books at once. I love books. Some books I read every word while others I just skim. This one is a skim type of book because it’s loaded with so much information. I’m not gonna lie, I have anxiety about what this book is going to say about my anxiety, among other things.

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Apostle Paul, God’s Chosen Instrument

Over the summer, I read through the book of Acts. I don’t typically read straight through books of the bible. Usually I read a verse here and a verse there, everywhere a verse verse. But after watching the Bible TV series, it piqued my interest. The actual Bible, that is.

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When Striving is a Dead End

Yesterday I decided to go for a run. I don’t always make the best decisions. My feet hurt. My ankles hurt. My calves hurt. My shins hurt. My hips hurt. My lower back hurts. Forty is getting closer every day.

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Joy is Prayer

Today I feel compelled to talk about joy which might have something to do with my latest blog post, about depression, that I shared on Facebook, to 566 friends. I’m still trying to convince myself it was a good idea.

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Give Your Burdens to God

Last night, I repeated the same prayer over and over. Please don’t let this be my calling. Please don’t let this be my calling. Even though that doesn’t make a whole lot of sense, it did in my head and it was overwhelming to say the least. I told God he was going to have to give me the strength to continue to trust in him no matter what comes my way.

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Who do You Need to Forgive?

Today the struggle to forgive is real. Last week, in my Moms Group we were discussing a chapter in “Out of the Spin Cycle” by Jen Hatmaker. Some of it was about forgiveness. I felt as though nothing was hindering me when it came to forgiving others until a few days later this wave of resentfulness invaded my mind. I’m not gonna lie, it felt kinda good; a lot like mustering-up-profanities-within-seconds-after-stubbing-your-toe kind of good.

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Never Give Up

Rejoice in our confident hope. Be patient in trouble and keep on praying. Romans 12:12

Leave it to Russell Wilson to show the world what it means to have confident hope. He is patient in trouble (i.e. turnovers and sacks) and as we all know, a praying man.

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