• Who’s Driving Anyway?

    A few years ago there was moving Christian song called “Jesus Take the Wheel”.  It is a strong reminder of how we need to let God take control in our lives and how we cannot manage on our own.  I find the words in the chorus particularly meaningful: “Jesus take the wheel Take it from my hands Cause I can’t do this on my own I’m letting go So give me one more chance Save me from this road I’m on Jesus take the wheel” I know I have considerable challenges with wanting to take control of my life myself.  I want to manage things on my own terms and…

  • Cast Your Cares

    “Cast your cares on the Lord and He will sustain you.”  Psalm 55:22 I am a determined woman and I really like to be able to do things myself.  I prefer not be dependent on someone else if possible.  With my quiet nature I am often reluctant to seek the assistance of others and instead fumble around myself to try to figure things out first. But God’s way is different.  He tells us to cast our cares on Him. The choice of the word “cast” is an interesting one.  It means to throw something forcefully.  What a picture that word paints.  I see myself taking what is bothering me and,…