A little motivation Pooh…

October 24, 2009

winne 2 Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up. 

A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh


What to Do When the Lights Go Out

October 9, 2009

I am taking a brief break from clutter tips today to let you know about a great new resource from my friend, Cec Murphey. Cec is an award-winning writer and the author or co-author of more than 100 books, including the "New York Times" bestseller 90 Minutes in Heaven (with Don Piper) and Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (with Dr. Ben Carson). He’s also the author of When Someone You Love Has Cancer and Christmas Miracles, both 2009 releases. Cec’s books have sold millions and have brought hope and encouragement to countless people around the world – including me! His latest book is titled When God Turns Out the Lights – and I’ve included some of his thoughts on the subject below. I hope it blesses you as much as it has me. : )

If you sincerely desire to follow Jesus Christ, life won’t always be easy. Many times the Bible promises victory, and you may need to remind yourself that there can be no victory without struggling and overcoming obstacles.

In my book, I used the image of God turning out the lights because that was how I perceived the situation. I felt as if I walked in darkness for 18 months. We all interact differently with God, and my experience won’t be the same as yours. Even so, most serious Christians have times when God seems to turn away or stops listening. And we feel alone.

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