The “A” Word – Blossom Tip 41

Our theme on She Blossoms this week is acceptance. What are you struggling to accept in your life? Maybe it’s a season that seems never ending, a hurt that isn’t healing, a decision you just can’t live with. Maybe somebody you love left you, a wound reopened, a dream died. It happened, […]

Heart She Blossoms Tip 7 Acceptance

She Blossoms Tip 40

Alarm Yourself – Blossom Tip 40 

“Be careful what you wish for — you might get it” isn’t just a cliché. It’s a warning for people who pray, too! I recently discovered the downside of answered prayers: not having the tools or wisdom to handle the blessing. It’s like receiving a magnificent harvest of luscious purple […]

How to Give Your Anxiety to God – Blossom Tip 39

Last week I introduced the “Pass the Parcel” game in A Parcel for You – Blossom Tip 38. Here’s one of the loveliest responses, from one of our She Blossoms readers: “As a Brit who now lives in the US, I can attest to this game. I played Pass the Parcel […]

How to Give Your Anxiety to God Blossom Tip 39

Parcel for You Blossom Tip 38

A Parcel for You – Blossom Tip 38

This morning while doing yoga, I listened to Colin Smith’s Final Security sermon on podcast. He described the “Pass the Parcel” birthday party game he played as a kid in Scotland.  The best part? He explained how passing the parcel can fill us with freedom, peace and joy in our daily […]

What Are You Waiting For? Blossom Tip 37

An elderly couple went to a divorce lawyer to ask about separating after almost 70 years of marriage. “Why did you wait so long to get a divorce?” asked the lawyer. “We were waiting for the kids to die,” they said.   What are you waiting for?  Retirement, perhaps, or […]

What Are You Waiting For Blossom Tip 37

Time to Move On Blossom Tip 36

The Time Has Come — Blossom Tip 36

“You have stayed at this mountain long enough,” God told the Israelites in Deuteronomy 1:6. “It is time to break camp and move on.” There are times in your life when it’s essential to move on. If you stay too long at one place, you stagnate and start to wander […]

Which Pair Will You Choose? Blossom Tip 35

Imagine sitting in the doctor’s office. You’re waiting for your test results and the doctor is 15 minutes behind schedule. The waiting room is small and crowded. Next to you a thin elderly man wilts in his seat, coughing hoarsely into his handkerchief. Beside him, a tear-stained toddler flails and […]

Curiouser She Blossoms Tip 35

What is Your True Name Blossom Tip 34

Your True Name Isn’t What We Call You – Blossom Tip 34

“I was praying myself awake this morning,” says Mary-Margaret, “when Jesus sat next to me on the bed.” That’s my favorite sentence in the novel I’m reading, The Passion of Mary-Margaret. She’s a religious sister (but not a nun) who literally sees and chats with Jesus. Often. He appears at […]