All posts by: Jackie Trottmann

When You Feel Weary

Are you feeling weary? When you consider all that is happening in our lives and in the world, how can we not?!!? I know I certainly am. Along with this...

Will You Choose Joy or Worry

It may seem obvious for you to want to choose between joy or worry, but the choice you make includes the side effects that come with each. Have you watched...

Will You Choose Faith or Fear?

Jesus said these words, “Why are you afraid? Have you still no faith?” to the disciples after he rebuked the wind during a violent windstorm flooding their boat while at...

Will You Put on the Whole Armor of God or Your Armor?

Put on the whole armor of God, so that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. When in prison, Paul was surrounded by Roman soldiers...

Turn Feelings of Failure Around with a Win at Life List

The world has changed with many once every-day activities stripped away: daily commutes, working in an office setting, and classes or events cancelled leaving us with more time on our...

Are You Thinking Abundance or Scarcity

“We are living in a material world and I am a material girl,” pop artist, Madonna sang in 1985. Jesus said, “I came that they may have life, and have...

Why You Need to Keep Hope Alive

Hope is a choice that often demands an effort. It is easier to worry, get discouraged, and be afraid. When we hope, we are not passive. We are active by...

It Helps to Look Back to Find Security in the Future

Security now and in the future, it’s what everyone wants. But if you truly think about it, isn’t the future always uncertain? No one is promised tomorrow. Since this world-wide...

Do I Really Mean Thy Will Be Done?

I say the Lord’s Prayer at church every Sunday, but do I really mean thy will be done? I was making the bed when Robert walked in. Always the helper,...

Freedom – Are You Truly Free?

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 2 Corinthians 3:17 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) In the United States we...