Training Plans

In Survivor!: Part II, I wrote that one of the characteristics survivors share is not just faith that God exists, but a firm belief that He has a plan for their lives. The goal of that plan is heaven for each and every one of us.  He has provided the guarantee of that through His Son […]

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Hone Your Instincts

Survivors! have good instincts.  They have a sixth sense about how or when danger may be on the horizon.  I would argue that eternal Survivors in Christ have a God Instinct.  They are in tune with God on such a personal level that they can determine His will in their lives, and are willing to follow His leading. If you read Road […]

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What if I could handle it all?

As I was vacuuming this morning, I thought, “Well, it’s a really good thing that God doesn’t just give me what I can handle, because based on my recent cleaning performance, we would probably only have half the house we do now.”  I seem to be struggling lately just to keep the downstairs picked up.  […]

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Resiliency Training

I have had a fairly privileged life.  It’s true, I have endured some hardships – an injury that could have changed the course of my life, enduring an education “In the Men’s House”, two deployments of my own, two of Matt’s deployments, living in foreign countries, birthing my first baby without my husband by my side because of one of […]

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Adapt and Overcome

I am truly amazed at how adaptable the human body is.  When I was in the Army, I dreaded the PT test.  I had convinced myself that I just couldn’t run.  Honestly, my lower body has taken it tough over the years, MCL and meniscus tears, ACL replacement, surgery on both feet, dislocated and fractured knee cap, […]

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SURVIVOR!: Part II

Yesterday I posted about living like a SURVIVOR!.  If you missed, be sure to go back and check it out!  As I was researching, my post got really long, so I decided to break it up into two parts.  Below are the biblical references I found for incorporating the 12 characteristics of survivors into the life of a Christian.  I guess it […]

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