For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. 2 Corinthians 4:17-18 Just a few days ago, I had not … Continue reading Breath Day – April 7, 2018
What makes you happy!? When I’m asked this question, a thousand things flood my mind. Various things, both large and small, that make me smile and give me a happy "high" in the moment. I begin to see with my mind’s eye a warm chocolate chip cookie fresh out of the oven (well anything chocolate, … Continue reading Seeking Happiness? Serve!
Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God's grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10 Our church's Serve Day was a beautiful Saturday in the middle of July in the middle of Alabama. Our group chose a project at a local state park. Outside. … Continue reading The Gift of Serving
Saturday before last was SERVE Day for Church of the Highlands. Tens of thousands donned their red SERVE shirts and went out all across the state of Alabama serving in their communities. My kids and I were among them. They would be serving with my mom, the residents of The Village of Cook Springs, by bringing … Continue reading It Ain’t About You
The moment I held my son in my arms I knew I was holding a miracle. My miracle. Everything I'd ever wanted but never dared allow myself to dream of was cradled against my chest. I remember inhaling his scent as the tears of joy and still disbelief streamed down my face and anointed his … Continue reading Faith Is Expectance Over Acceptance
We take a Breath Day today. A day to breathe in a Powerful Promise from His Word. A day to breathe out a Prayerful Praise to our Heavenly Father. Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. 1 Peter 5:7 What matters to you matters to God. You might think … Continue reading Breath Day
I’ve had to do it in line for a car tag. I’ve had to do it at the restaurant. I’ve had to do it in the hair salon and I’ve even had to do it to get in church. What’d I have to do? Wait. That’s right, the twiddling-your-thumbs, tapping-your-fingers kind of waiting. I don’t … Continue reading I Will Wait on the Lord