What happens when our public passion exceeds our private devotion? what happens when we pray more in front of others than we do in our closets? or when we raise holy hands in church, but forget to worship at home? We love others - we love them fiercely. but in our pursuit of their souls … Continue reading Public Passion or Private Devotion?
July was an interesting month. My brother got married in the middle of July, so of course up till then, we were swamped with wedding prep. The last few days before the wedding were the busiest, but also the most fun in my opinion. Arranging flowers, setting up the reception, last minute dress alterations... *sigh* … Continue reading The Month of July
I don't always know what to say. Actually, more often then not, I struggle to find words (or at least the most fitting, or 'right' words.) I don't know the long, theological answers to questions they ask. I struggle and fail... I get discouraged and stressed out. And I know they are … Continue reading You Are Someone’s Role Model
"For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes." Romans 1:16 I saw her in the bathroom of a gas station. She looked like she was in her late teens or early twenties. Cropped blond hair, shorts and a t shirt, she didn't … Continue reading Christ’s Love Compels Us
The godly may trip seven times, but they will get up again. But one disaster is enough to overthrow the wicked. Proverbs 24:16 Have you ever wished to go back and redo your past? Would you live a few years over, and hope to make better decisions? Do you carry around guilt or shame, cowering … Continue reading A Failure?
So I wondered what to do next. No doors seemed to be opening, and standing in the hallway (so to speak) was getting pretty boring. I mean, I was pounding on these doors, and hollering for them to open up, and did they? Nope. And I was stuck waiting. Besides being bored and frustrated, I … Continue reading Worship While Waiting
There is no place like home. I like to go new places, see new people, and hang out with friends. But by the end of a week or two, I am so (so) ready for home. There is a few reasons for this... When I am away from home, I miss my hazelnut coffee creamer, … Continue reading No Place Like Home
Broken peices. Beautiful bits of shattered glass. Varied sizes and colors. Who has use for such random shards? The average person might use the beautiful glass when it's whole , but goodness - it's broken now. So they leave it laying where it breaks. Anyhow, they might get cut on its sharp edges. The glittering, … Continue reading Kaleidoscope
I cannot image the shock, disappointment and sadness the disciples must have faced when Jesus, their King, died. He was supposed to save them, and now He was dead, lying in a tomb.As far as they knew, it was over. But what happened next was something that shook the world, and remains the heartbeat of … Continue reading The Resurrection Of Jesus
It was the shy girl that you laughed at; she grew up in an abusive home. It was the boy you called proud -he's actually insecure. The angry driver that cut you off this morning? She just got a divorce. The girl crying in the store... Her mother just got diagnosed with cancer. The friend you … Continue reading If You Knew