Over the holidays, we got rid of cable. The TV was set for it, yet when we disconnected the cable and tried connecting a streaming service, my husband and daughter had some issues. It appeared to not want to work. I mentioned to them that maybe unplugging the TV may reset it and perhaps it … More The Great Reset
Take a deep breath and think about this word, unrushed. What comes to your mind? What would your life look like if you lived each day this way? I have a feeling that God would love for you to live unrushed. Jesus did, His disciples did, and you can too. As you think about your … More Living Unrushed
What started out as a rainy day for Rob and I, see my last blog post, has turned into a storm this week. My oldest brother, Dennis, went home to be with the Lord. We knew his time was coming for his health was deteriorating, but not this fast! He is now at home and … More Hunkering Down in The Rain
The twelve disciples became emboldened when they abided in the presence of Christ. He filled them with courage and gave them the strength needed to fulfill God’s calling on their lives. Time was ticking by and Jesus’ time on earth was short. A lot of things were going to happen to Jesus and it will … More A Stone’s Throw Away
Your walk with Christ needs to be safeguarded at all times, in the same manner as an alarm keeps your home safe from intruders or you keep your car locked in a parking lot. You place extra insurance on your most prized possessions like jewels or vacation homes. Shouldn’t your faith be considered a valuable … More Safeguarding Your Faith
In His three years of public ministry, Jesus went about teaching to whomever wanted to listen. As He taught from the scriptures, He revealed how He was God by performing miracle after miracle, healing people from illnesses as well demons. He spoke with great authority, so much so that people were drawn to Him. He … More How God Helps You To Believe
Have you ever looked at a cookbook? You see a photo that looks delicious so you read through the recipe. You may or may not make it. That depends on the how hard or how much time it would take to make. If you are up for the challenge you get the ingredients and hopefully … More The Recipe For Faith
Heaven is the reason you keep the faith, stay the course, and walk obediently with Jesus each and every day. It is a marvelous thing to receive the gift of eternal life. You (and I) do not deserve it, yet God says we are worth saving from our sins; sins that saturate this world. What … More Who Makes It To Heaven?
Saint Augustine once said, “Humility is the foundation of all other virtues, hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist, there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.” Jesus understands that you and I will struggle with humility. So, He teaches us about this virtue that carries much weight in … More Unpretentious Living
Jesus wants His children to understand what the Kingdom of God is like. In Luke 13:18-21, Jesus gives two illustrations of what His Kingdom is like. He says it is like a tiny mustard seed as well as yeast. While I would think Jesus would describe His heavenly Kingdom using illustrations like big castles or … More What is God’s Community?