Trusting God Series- Pressing in and Pressing on with Starla J.

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About Starla:

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Starla J. lives with her husband, their two kids, two basset hounds and a cat. They are a military family. She is the Girls Ministry Coordinator at her home church. She enjoys serving our King of Kings, date nights with her husband, homeschooling her kids, encouraging other women with their walk with God, reading, crafting, sewing, cooking, chocolate and coffee. Check out her blog


1. What is your favorite verse about trusting God?

Psalm 112:7 “They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the LORD.” I have this verse written out on paper and taped to my bathroom mirror and fridge in the kitchen.

2. Describe a time when God was teaching you to trust Him.

Deployment! That was definitely a time in my life where I had to trust God. So much was happening. My husband was gone to another country for 10 months. I worried about his safety, his life, the stress he was under and how it would be when he came home. I was home with the kids by myself. Everything was on my shoulders when it came to raising our kids, paying bills, yard work, up keep of the house and all the day to day activities. God brought us through it! I am closer to God now more than ever because I had to trust in God.

Count it joy…Really!?!

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I have to pray over my thoughts. I can not dwell on destructive thinking. I must give every thought over to God. I must trust in Him to work all things out for me. I can’t do anything about it on my own.  Only He can. As I trust in God, more and more each day, He fills me with His peace. A peace that only He can give! He is our Prince of Peace!

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5 Comments Add yours

  1. clare speer says:

    I enjoyed this – and life can be quite challenging – trusting in God can be challenging too! Thanks for the reminder – Years ago – my husband and were both in the Navy and met at Roosy Roads, Puerto Rico. Blessings!

    1. Thank you Clare! Blessings to you and your husband.

    2. Thank you, Clare. Blessings to you and your husband.

  2. Becoming Mom says:

    I can’t imagine how hard deployment must have been. What an opportunity to press into Christ! I enjoy reading your stuff. God bless.

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