Meat or Manna?

Count your blessings. It’s all over — on coffee mugs, pillows, bumper stickers. It comes up often around Thanksgiving. We know we need to do it more often, even if it seems cliche.

We need to count our blessings because we have so many, enough that any count we do can only be a start. God provides all His children need for life and godliness. Most of us have been blessed with luxuries far beyond that as well.

In one convicting sermon I remember, we were challenged by the preacher to think about how often we “scream for meat while manna falls softly on your shoulders”, just like the Israelites. Ouch.

In this holiday season, the manna is falling. Every day. Daily bread. We have what we need in delicious plenty.

At the same time, in this materialistic world, the siren call of the meat is everywhere. Our wants are being highlighted and tickled. What do you want for Christmas? Bright shiny things on display in every store. Sales are everywhere. I want things I don’t have. I want it. I need it.

So where is your focus? Let’s live today in gratitude for God’s gracious provision.


Too much to do? Are you overwhelmed? Busy women need many resources to handle responsibilities calmly and confidently. We do not need to walk alone and without tools.

Here are some comments from women who used personal coaching for their benefit.

IN their own words

Personal coaching gives you tools specifically suited for you and your life. Not everything works for everybody, but an experienced and knowledgeable coach will be able to help you know what will help you best.

Coaching also helps you stay encouraged as you learn and grow. We all need encouragement!

Every now and then we hit snags. A coach is a resource to call for solutions. You have a problem, but together you can have a solution.

This is about about empowering you to do all that you need to do. You can live calmly and confidently, with time to give the best of yourself to your family, and leave day after day of feeling overwhelmed behind you. This is possible, so take advantage of help along your way.

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