We are called to peace due to the nature of God himself. God commands us not to fear, no matter what He calls us to. Great pressure comes with the role of leadership. God knows this, but He calls us anyway.
We feel dried out and weary as we limp along in life doing what is necessary while our heart feels empty. Those are the times to pray the promise of Isaiah 35:6:
Linda Evans Shepherd I was furious. “They want to do what? Take another MRI of Laura’s brain?! No! I won’t allow it.” Nurse Sharon was patient with me. “You don’t…
by PENELOPE CARLEVATO, RN in Leading Hearts Magazine DO YOU EVER HAVE DAYS WHEN YOU ARE EXPERIENCING ANYTHING BUT PEACE? Life seems disjointed and aimless? Many days I feel overwhelmed…
LH editor Amber Weigand-Buckley talks with co-Authors Edie Melson and Rhonda Rhea about their new book debuting September 24th—Unruffled: Thriving in Chaos published by Bold Vision Books. Read more in the new issue of Leading Hearts Magazine at leadinghearts.com or get this issue delivered free to your mobile device by texting LEADINGHEARTS to 64600.(more…)
THE MORE DOORS GOD OPENS IN MY LIFE for ministry and leadership, the greater my understanding of Paul’s comment in 1 Corinthians 16:9:
“For a great door and effectual is opened unto me, and there are many adversaries” (KJV).
As leaders, our peace is constantly under attack. Busy schedules and family obligations daily vie for our attention. Rest becomes an afterthought, and our time with God is sacrificed for doing more work for God. It takes courage to set healthy personal boundaries. It takes strength to have a plan for ongoing self-care.