“Why are there two churches right next to each other?” Came a voice was from the backseat as we traveled over the weekend. Though my answer was a bit long-winded about the minor differences in beliefs and styles of worship, I kind of ask myself the same question sometimes. If we, as Christians, all believeContinue reading “Unity”
“You could just say…” We were about to pass farm equipment on the highway near our home because a certain passenger had to go to the bathroom. When we realized it was a double solid yellow line in the center. We slowed way down waiting patiently for a passing zone. While we waited, this darlingContinue reading “You Could Just Say…”
Prayer opens the soul to the winds of hope. Confession clears the soul from the fog of guilt. Gratitude warms the soul with the sunshine of joy. Surrender leads the soul onto the path of God’s perfect will. Image created in app… Bible by Life.Church https://apps.apple.com/us/app/bible/id282935706
What little spark lights up your day? What do you look forward to? Is there something or someone your heart beats just a smidge faster for? Whatever it is, take a moment to think about why it’s so special to you. Thank God for your sparks. Ask him to show you even more, and rememberContinue reading “Spark”
A Site I Recommend (Disclaimer: I have no official connection to this organization.) I do love it though! Our Resources Help! This was the title of a recent email from a mom I love. Like me, she struggles to parent well and desperately desires to to “do a good job” raising her children. After anContinue reading “Recommended?”
So… a teeny tiny little seed basically has everything in it to produce an incredibly brilliant something else similar to what it came from. We are a seeds! You are a seed! In Chapter 13 of Matthew Jesus talked about seeds being planted in different places. I’ll assume you understand the parable, but all overContinue reading “Small Things”
Take a moment today to stop what you’re doing. Just stop. Find a way to get outside or at least see outside. Look up. Praise God for the first thing that comes to your mind. He is good. He is our creator. Let all the earth rejoice.
Are you worried, stressed or struggling? How can we find joy in the most difficult times of our lives? First, joy and happiness are two very different things. We’re not going to be happy when we’ve just experienced a tragedy or when we’re going through difficult times in our lives. Happiness is fleeting, but joyContinue reading “Joy”
http://www.bible.com/en/reading-plans/17298 Just finished this very encouraging YouVersion plan. Take a peek!
“We always tease, that’s just the way we are.” The word says there is a time for everything under the sun and I’m sure teasing is no exception, but I’m learning (slowly and painfully) that the time for teasing is small; incredibly small… very small. “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of yourContinue reading “All Joking Aside”