Next step devotional

7 Myths That Keep You Stuck
& The Promises of God That Set You Free

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Whew, We Made It

By Robyn Dykstra / December 26, 2021

It is finished!  Can I confess that when the calendar rolls past 12/25, I sigh with relief.  The pressure is off to send one more card or shop for one…

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Christmas Letter From My House

By Robyn Dykstra / December 19, 2021

Merry Christmas! Every year brings new reasons for us to praise our God. We are so thankful for our loving family, faithful friends, good health and live ministry events again.…

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We Need Connection

By Robyn Dykstra / December 12, 2021

Creative connections. According to the National Institute on Aging, social isolation and loneliness lead to higher risks of high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, a weakened immune system, anxiety, depression,…

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Keep Your Nose In His Good Book

By Robyn Dykstra / December 5, 2021

How hard can this be? I signed up for one of those experiential coaching programs at Mr. 4-Ever’s urging. He’d taken the training and could not stop talking about it. “Wonderful”…

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Being Fully Present Is A Gift

By Robyn Dykstra / November 28, 2021

  A rough start to the holidays.   My holiday season has gotten off to a rough start. I’d planned to serve Thanksgiving dinner at 12:30. At noon, the turkey…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

By Robyn Dykstra / November 20, 2021

Being thankful has myriad benefits. Being thankful rewards us with better health, cheerier dispositions and deeper, more meaningful relationships. Thankful people enjoy a stronger sense of well-being, suffer fewer symptoms…

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Little Things Mean A Lot

By Robyn Dykstra / November 14, 2021

Deer Camp Mr. 4-Ever loves to be out in nature and he does all the hunting and fishing stuff. Our freezer is full of interesting menu options. Just last week,…

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What Are You Wearing?

By Robyn Dykstra / November 7, 2021

  When I married Adventure Boy, we greeted guests wearing black, then changed into white for the ceremony to symbolize our new beginning. I’d been through a lot in the…

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Awkward Conversations 101

By Robyn Dykstra / October 31, 2021

Building your case. When little kids fight, they flare, they pout, they tattle, and they make up. It’s over! As we get older and conflicts arise, we tend to foster…

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5 Steps To Finding Your Way

By Robyn Dykstra / October 23, 2021

  Mr. 4-Ever and I took a brisk walk through the cemetary across the street to get some fresh air and a bit of exercise. (Mr. 4-Ever is my husband,…

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