As I prepared for this week's topic on passion, I wrote a LOT-- this is an especially hard topic for me. Hard to understand what approach to take. Hard to write about something that's supposed to be personal but that I don't have a personal answer for. Hard to not be negative. Passion. It's defined … Continue reading For a High View of Passion
Today we take time to reflect on a precious verse and a beautiful song. We call it Word & Worship. OUR WORD for TODAY: There is protection in the name of Jesus. “The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are protected.” Proverbs 18:10 CSB As followers of Christ, we've … Continue reading Word & Worship – Break Every Chain
You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge another, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things. Romans 2:1 Unpacking from a recent trip out of town, I noticed something was missing from my belongings. It should be here, I said to … Continue reading Breath Day – April 28, 2018
You have made known to me the paths of life; You will fill me with joy in Your presence. Acts 2:28 NIV It was really odd. If I had not witnessed it with someone else, I may have missed the truth of it and my story would not have been believed. My college-age daughter had … Continue reading I Will Remember You! Will You Remember Me?
Can you recall a particular time in your life when you felt the heavy weight of dread, but didn’t know why? I’m not talking about superstitions. I’m referring to a time when you felt like God was about to do something big in your life and you weren’t sure you were going to like it. … Continue reading When God Showed Up
What may seem like a detour to me may, in fact, be God’s more direct path to some better outcome He has planned.
It's not over till it's over. Even when we're sure it's over. I shared in my last blog post ("Perseverance 101") some of the circumstances surrounding my mother's illness -- colon cancer -- that eventually took her life. There were so many facets to the several-year ordeal, I could write about it for days on … Continue reading Unexpected Gifts