It’s a good thing this isn’t baseball: God doesn’t count you as “out” even after three strikes!… Read More It’s a Good Thing This Isn’t Baseball…
I have been trying to consider this one simple statement. I admit, it’s easier to love inward, but it’s far better to love outward. That is where the world is changed. … Read More Love Turned In…
Who is Jesus and why do Christians celebrate his death on the cross as “Good” Friday? … Read More Why Jesus?
And I am not foolish enough to worship the creation, but I am wise enough to worship the Creator who shows Himself to the created in the creation. And oh, how my soul sings with gratitude for this very reflection… … Read More Sun, Wind, Earth.
Winter is over. Spring is here. This may be true of the calendar year, but it is also true of my heart. Cold days still happen in spring, but the hope remains. I’m no longer buried under dark gloomy skies, but now I’m in a season where it just keeps getting better. More and more layers of the winter are being removed from my life, and new growth keeps occurring.
Spring has sprung in more ways than one. … Read More He Is My Spring…
What does Jesus look like today? Amazingly, Jesus didn’t reveal himself to me as the expert theologian, the master preacher, the mother-Theresa type of person like so many would expect. … Read More The Face of Jesus Today.
Backwards Living: The more I think of me, the less happy I feel. The more I think I deserve this, then I realize I also deserve that too! The more I think of my own wants, the less I think of others. It’s a vicious cycle, isn’t it?… Read More Backwards Living
On my last birthday I turned 31. My mother didn’t whip out the old family photo album to show me photos of my infancy, or tell me stories about her decision to have me, or her pregnancy cravings. Instead, she (and others) celebrated who I am today: a 31 year old woman that is married… Read More The Disservice of the Baby in the Manger
A look at the traditional gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh and what they mean, as well as what we today can give. … Read More What do you give to the Saviour?
God is the God of the universe, He can handle your anger. Go ahead and tell Him. Tell Him why you’re angry. Tell Him why you feel betrayed. Tell Him why your upset and let Him work through that. You will never resolve anything by hiding the truth from God. … Read More Are you mad at God?
When it seems like there is so much darkness around us, how can we ever conquer evil? … Read More Conquering Evil
Offer the Other Cheek? Why would Jesus tell us to do that when someone has slapped us already? How can we understand what Jesus teaches us about being insulted? … Read More Offer the Other Cheek?
Creation. Humans. Forgiveness. The Cross. None of these things had to happen, so why did they? … Read More It All Happened As It Did.
Why Guarded Hearts? What is the point, and what’s with the verse? … Read More Why Guarded Hearts?
Alcohol affects millions of lives, but we were not meant to live in bondage. We have the power to overcome the damage in our own lives from alcoholism, resting in the knowledge of God’s love and grace. … Read More God Loves Alcoholics Too.
When someone passes you in a blue bag, you’re forced to confront your thoughts on death and life. … Read More A Blue Bag
An open letter for my babies about my honest imperfections, and the hope that I can still point them to the one who is perfect. … Read More To my child, with love.
Learning to live well, while you can! … Read More Loving The Life I Have
You can trust in Jesus Christ to take your sins and burdens, including mental and physical hurts.. because he already did on the cross. … Read More He Took It All..
Reflections from 20 to 30 on how much God can change a heart! … Read More A Decade Of Difference