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
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?
Today, Instead of letting your worries bog you down, take them to the cross. (and leave them there. Refuse to allow yourself to take them back up.) When you feel overwhelmed with cares, sorrows, and responsibilities, remember that Jesus shares our burdens. He knows what you are going through, and more than that, He understands. … Continue reading Today
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
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
((I just want to share a song with you that had blessed me. Read the words , and consider how wonderful it is that God works in our behalf... parting our 'seas' for us.)) Red Sea Road By Ellie Holcomb [Verse 1] We, buried dreams Laid them deep into the earth behind us Said, our … Continue reading Red Sea Road [song by Ellie Holcomb]
No. Christianity doesn't work. Not when you live in half surrender, denying the Lord full reign in your life. When you minister on Sunday, living a selfish life the rest of the week. It never works when you confess some sin, keeping 'pet sins' hidden away, in the dark recesses of your heart. How do you … Continue reading Christianity Doesn’t Work
Vision without action is a daydream; Action without vision is a nightmare. Living life without a vision is sort of like eating tasteless food; bland, boring. It is kind of like a ship that floats around on the sea without any real destination or purpose. As a Christian, the reality of a world lost in … Continue reading Cultivating a Vision