Tag Archives: contentment

out of control

Do I ever feel like some situations in my life are just out of control? (OK, before we get too far in this post … I am writing this post to myself and sharing it with you. Maybe you will … Continue reading

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our sufficiency is from God!

Came across this in my devotional reading this week … something I need to be reminded of daily … if not hourly … and perhaps even minute by minute … continually. Not that we are sufficient in ourselves to claim … Continue reading

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struggling with contentment

In the wee hours of the night, I sensed God peeling back another layer of this onion called my struggle of faith.  The personal revelation is that I have drifted into a state of discontentment. Discontent is defined as a longing … Continue reading

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Christian contentment is …

Really enjoying reading the book In Christ Alone: Living the Gospel Centered Life by Sinclair Ferguson.  Thursday at lunch spent some time at the local library reading a chapter on contentment and came across these gems … ‘Contentment is rooted … Continue reading

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transforming contentment into joy

Let’s start with definitions … Contentment is feeling or showing satisfaction with one’s possessions, status or situation.   Satisfaction is the key descriptor here … Joy is a state of happiness, a source (THINK JESUS) or cause (ONCE AGAIN, THINK … Continue reading

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Contentment is a choice

Even in the midst of cancer, contentment is a choice. Especially in the midst of cancer, contentment is a choice. But the Lord said to me (Paul), “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in … Continue reading

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Simple thoughts on faith

This simple thought entered into my mind after lights out on Saturday night and has been insistent that I commit it to memory ever since … “Greater is He who is IN me than anything cancer or chemo can throw … Continue reading

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