What we see and how we view GOD does determine how we live and how that living is a perseverance that leads to the Kingdom. Oh there is so much to “see” and view in our present times! With the internet and social media we have a world to view daily. How much time do … More IS YOUR EYE GOOD?
When we take Communion as a united Church Body, I remember all the times I have seen communion done with breaking actual bread just as CHRIST must have done with HIS disciples…… AND HE BROKE BREAD…….. As I look around the Church, I realize that everyone around me is broken……..and isn’t there this unspoken broken … More BE THE BREAD!
I look at my hand-held cross and I want to remember. It’s a reminder and my eyes will look there continuously throughout the day. As I look at the Cross I ask myself: do I live a Cross-shaped life? Is my life reflective of JESUS? It’s not what I do, it’s what I believe … More A CROSS SHAPED LIFE
There are times I tell myself I’m not measuring up………you know those thoughts. They are the ones that tell us, we aren’t good enough. We question whether we are a good parent, friend, neighbor or marriage partner. So why in the world do we taunt ourselves like this? Because in this world of relentless pursuits … More NO CONDEMNATION
She sits across from me with a brave face……..I call her brave because she has chosen to follow GOD’S word and wisdom in such a world as this. I see myself in her, because I struggle too and tomorrow is another day with unknowns coming. And we both agree that morning, that thank GOD, the … More BEING BRAVE TOGETHER
My son and I have been talking much about priorities…….the world has them all messed up and upside down right now. So how in the world did we get here? You have to wonder……..is the darkness winning? When your priority is the light, darkness will never win…….. ISAIAH 42:6 “AND YOU WILL BE A LIGHT … More PUT PRIORITIES ON ALL THINGS UNSEEN
If you think on it, someone, somewhere made a sacrifice for you to be where you are in life today. Your parents or a relative or teacher or even a close friend somewhere, or sometime made a sacrifice for you. Have you thanked them? This sacrifice may have been big or small, but however it … More IT’S ALL SACRIFICE
If you think on it, the LORD JESUS was deeply known by HIS FATHER. And we are deeply known too. The LORD JESUS said this: JOHN 17: 25-26 “RIGHTEOUS FATHER, THE WORLD HAS NOT KNOWN YOU. HOWEVER, I HAVE KNOWN YOU, AND THEY HAVE KNOWN THAT YOU SENT ME. I MADE YOUR NAME KNOWN TO … More DEEPLY KNOWN
My husband and I recently celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary. We didn’t do those special things people do on those big dates like cruises or Europe trips. But we still honored our day with a nice dinner at one of our favorite restaurants. Looking back it’s hard to realize where all those years have gone! … More IT’S ALL A LOVE WALK
Not knowing what is around the next corner is hard. Sometimes living in that unknown can send us into a panic mode. Your mind runs away with all the scenarios that could occur and you feel like you are on shaky ground. PSALM 40: 2 “HE SET MY FEET ON A ROCK AND GAVE ME … More THE LORD OF OUR UNKNOWNS