Wisdom Wednesdays

Kim’s Confession & “Raw” Writing

August 8, 2019
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I’ve decided to post a “raw” writing from my prayer time yesterday morning because I think it might help someone else out there, someone who might stumble upon this blog, someone who is like me. It’s not a scandalous confession by this world’s standards, but the conviction seared my heart just the same. I am … Read more

Is Fear Motivating You?

November 14, 2017
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“I’m not happy, Bob!” You may remember this boss from The Incredibles movie. This is a phrase I fear: I’m not happy, Kim! I hate to admit that I am motivated by fear. Fear of someone being unhappy with me or my work. I have tried over the years to get better at allowing someone … Read more

Tip of the Week!

June 1, 2017
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You can check out some ideas for connecting the women in your church with others in your community at https://womensministry.net/category/tip-of-the-week/ If you’d like to get updates from my blog directly to your email, just go into the left hand column, add your email, and click the “Subscribe” button! Have a blessed day, Kim

Who You Gonna Call?

February 22, 2017
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Ghostbusters? Your friends? Your family? Your credit card? Your bank? When life gets hard, whom do you call? When push comes to shove, whom do you rely on? When you are facing fears, whom do you trust? King David made his call ~ and it wasn’t to Ghostbusters! Check it out in Psalm 20: “Now … Read more

What’s Your Boo?

February 14, 2017
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My boys both loved their blankets. Before Austin could talk, he would point to his blanket and say “boo.” As you can see in the picture, his blanket was blue and we were working on colors. “Boo” became the Erickson family nickname for those bedtime blankets. Years ago, I had my own “boo.” I felt that … Read more

Seasons ~ ok . . . but Reasons?!

February 7, 2017
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This week brought the seasons of life into full focus. I hit my knees to pray as a dear friend rushed her mom to the hospital. At the same time, I prayed over another dear friend as she practically skipped with joy to the hospital with her daughter, expecting a beautiful new life. One life might be at … Read more

Fight Back in 2017

January 11, 2017
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Get your mental “gloves” on. Fight back against those negative thoughts: stand on TRUTH in 2017. Recently, I was blessed to be the speaker at a women’s retreat in Arizona. The theme was “One True Voice,” and we focused on battling back those negative things we say to ourselves by listening for God’s voice and … Read more

And God Answered…Purposeful, Personal, Powerful

March 23, 2016
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The last time we “talked” I was sitting alone in the desert, asking God how I should explain what happens when we read our Bibles (see Monday’s post “Why Should I Read Something That Is 2000 Years Old?!”). As I sat under the hot Arizona sun, God answered… As I sat in utter astonishment, wondering … Read more

What’s YOUR Word for 2016?

February 3, 2016
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With January over, and all our ridiculous resolutions out of the way, let’s get ready to tackle the rest of the year. Have you heard of choosing one word to guide your life for the upcoming year? The idea is to ditch the unrealistic resolutions we typically set at the new year, and instead, choose one … Read more

Check Your Attitude At The Door?

July 15, 2015
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This is the scene that welcomes you when you enter my home … shoes, towels, flip flops, umbrellas.  It is a place to kick your shoes off as you arrive home, hang your towel from the beach, and get ready to relax at home.  Aaaahhh…home.  It may be messy, but it prepares your heart to … Read more