The Restored Orchard

On a personal note – Creating Comfort in Chaos

Sometimes temporary pleasures can quickly usher us into chaotic situations and environments that we have no desire to stay in. Yet we linger, out of habit, comfort, and complacency. There’s this story people tell about a

On a personal note – Compassion not Comparison.

We can’t plant pride in ourselves and expect to harvest blessings. Knowing how God has moved in our lives gives us even more sympathy for the burdens of others.

On a personal note – Waiting in Expectation…

Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord. Psalms 27:14 NLT I’m in the middle of a season where I find myself asking the Lord for wisdom daily. I know that when I ask, He gives freely. But I admit, oftentimes, it’s not instant, nor packaged in waysContinue reading “On a personal note – Waiting in Expectation…”

On a personal note – Tired of the High Road

Have you ever had a season where you were absolutely tired of taking the ‘high road’? The extra energy required to hold your tongue, control your actions, and mind your emotions can take it’s toll.

On a Personal Note – Finding Purpose in Pain

When we refuse to engage in situations because they are uncomfortable, we may forfeit walking in the fullness of God’s will. This means there are certain painful and uncomfortable situations that God is ultimately using for good things.