It took me some years to understand that I was created with a purpose. It was not something I picked up in my young Christian walk. I grew up believing that a good Christian Women had to be involved in as many areas as possible. From Children’s Church, to Vacation Bible School, to the Choir, … Continue reading Your Purpose!
“You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit -- fruit that will last. Then the Father will give you whatever you ask in my name.” John 15:16 These are among the words Jesus spoke to the disciples in the Upper Room hours before he was betrayed. … Continue reading I Am Chosen
One of the best moments of my life is when I caught a swarm of honeybees off of one of my beehives. Breath on Paper is taking the next two weeks to share 30 Things About Me.... things that you may or may not know about us. We are uniquely and wonderfully made by a … Continue reading I Caught a Swarm of Honeybees
As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received.- Ephesians 4:1 What does it mean to walk worthy of the calling? Our calling from God is to become like Christ (Romans 8:29). To be “worthy” of this calling means to want to do … Continue reading Higher Standards
Bathsheba. Hers is quite an intriguing story. Was she a pawn in King David's plan or was she a crafty seductress? I want her to be an innocent. That's how she's always been in my mind, but as the details of the story really sink in, I have my doubts. Late one afternoon, after his … Continue reading Eternal Judgement
"I went away full, but the LORD has brought me back empty. Why call me Naomi? The LORD has afflicted me; the Almighty has brought misfortune upon me." Ruth 1:21 This verse indicates to me that Naomi believed in God, but thought God had turned against her. Her life had certainly turned very different from … Continue reading When All Seems Lost