Lois Flewelling’s Blog

What do you Expect?

What do you Expect?

Last week I talked about being in the place of transition and for many of us that place is extremely narrow.  In today’s podcast I want to focus on our response to these transitional seasons in our lives.  There is always a new beginning regardless of how we respond. ...

The Place of Transition

The Place of Transition

“Faith is that pause between knowing what God’s plan is and seeing it actually take place.” Cindy Jacobs  When the Holy Spirit begins a process of restoration, he has placed us in a new season with new revelation and new life: a new wine.  If you are like me, every...

Jump over that Wall!

Jump over that Wall!

  What walls have been erected in your life that has prevented you from getting where you know you need to go, those very places that God has for you.  It is time to jump over our walls and enter into divine assignments. There is no doubt that we face walls on a...

The Lord Fights Strategically for us

The Lord Fights Strategically for us

  Open my eyes Lord that I may see what you are doing in my midst.  Open my heart to understand your ways of fighting so that I may engage with you.  Open my ears to hear the sounds of victory for I trust you completely, Lord. This was my prayer.  I wanted to...

Don’t Get Stuck in the Crushing

Don’t Get Stuck in the Crushing

Are you feeling defeated, broken, and crushed by life?  Does it seem like the Lord is far away and evil is near?  Are you asking the same questions David did in Psalm 10 – “Why do you stand so far off as though you don’t care?  Why have you hidden yourself when I need...

Go as the Lord Leads!

Go as the Lord Leads!

I recall trying to get home in a blizzard and the Lord told me to go to an individual’s house and confront an issue that had taken place.  I did not want to do this for two reasons – one it was a blizzard outside and second, I had no interest in restoring this...

Avoidance is not an Option

Avoidance is not an Option

Most of us hate conflict.  We avoid it and don’t want to discuss it or speak up.  This story in 2 Samuel 13 is an example of of the reason why we need to confront.  In this story, David did not confront Amnon after he raped his half-sister.  Absalom, another brother,...

Risk is involved in Confrontation

Risk is involved in Confrontation

Every situation is unique and has a level of risk.  These levels of risk vary and must be taken into consideration before we step out in addressing a situation.  For some the risk may be extremely high due to being in an abusive relationship that may result in...

Become a Truth Teller

Become a Truth Teller

What have you compromised in this season?  This is a question the Lord asked me.  I quickly was convicted of many things I have compromised the last couple of years.  I realized that my voice had been compromised and I had backed down many times when bullied about my...