All posts by: Jackie Trottmann

  • Patient Labrador Retriever with Biscuit on Nose

Patience – Do You Have it? Could You Use More?

My dog Loki would not have the patience to balance a biscuit on his nose. It would be consumed in an instant. Would you say that patience abounds around us?...
  • iPad with Picture of Grogu

What Are You Plugged Into?

With my question of – what are you plugged into – you may be thinking that I’m plugged into The Mandalorian and The Child, a.k.a. Grogu. Well… that is correct....
  • It's Not a Testimony Without the Test

It’s Not a Testimony Without the Test

One of my favorite positions I held was Vice President of Marketing for an organization that helped faith-based and charitable organizations raise funds. I was responsible for securing sponsors. One...

What to Pray for When the World Seems to Be Falling Apart

Senseless acts of violence, wars, natural disasters, it makes you stop and ask what to pray for when the world seems to be falling apart. When you enlist in the...
  • Cast Your Cares on God by Letting Go

Cast Your Cares on God by Letting Go

1 Peter 5:7 says, “Casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.” A big part to living life with joy and flow is letting go. I could...

Are You Ready to Say Yes to God?

Are you ready to say yes to God? A ready person never needs time to get ready. We spent time with friends a few weeks ago in Sarasota, Florida. I...
  • Hopeful image

Why Be Ever Hopeful Romans 15:13

Romans 15:13 says: May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy...
  • How to Combat Cynicism with Philippians 4:8

How to Combat Cynicism with Philippians 4:8

How to combat cynicism? Whatever… Have you ever found yourself uttering this word when a conversation is going nowhere? I know I have. The word is usually expressed under my...
  • 3 Exercises to Keep you Spiritually Fit

3 Exercises to Keep You Spiritually Fit

An interesting thing happened. When I focused on becoming physically fit, it lead me to becoming spiritually fit. These three simple exercises will help you become and keep spiritually fit...
  • A picture of a dog named Snoopy

A Formula to Trust God and Let Go from a Dog Named Snoopy

I had one very special dog in my life. He was a Golden Retriever named Duffy. He died suddenly on All Saints Day (so appropriate if dogs could be saints)...