The Motley Sage

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When ‘Stepping out on faith’ is really ‘Stepping out of God’s will’

“Stepping out on faith” involves more than just confidently moving forward with an objective. It involves surrendering to God’s will, prayer, patience, and obedience with faith that God will protect/deliver/provide as you move forward in His direction. Where did we even get this “stepping out in faith” idea from anyhow??? PETER!!! Right? …Well how did … Continue reading

Learning to “mooch” off of God???

“Then, turning to his disciples, Jesus said, “That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life—whether you have enough food to eat or enough clothes to wear. For life is more than food, and your body more than clothing. Look at the ravens. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in … Continue reading

“Chill! ….I got this!” – God

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” – Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV) …but how? What does this look like? What is this “peace” … Continue reading

Changing Lives :: 7 Days in the Dominican Republic

It was a shorter flight than I expected from Miami to the Dominican Republic. The plane was big…bigger than any one I had ever been on. It had three rows of seats instead of the usual two that I was used to. I was seated in the middle row, so I didn’t get a window … Continue reading