There really are no shortcuts to living out our lives…….each day must be lived out, each 24 hours must tick away before we move on to the next day and the day after that. Have you ever noticed that when things are going well for us or we are doing something fun that the … More THERE ARE NO SHORTCUTS
Come to HIM in awe, and in reverence. Come and adore…….come and worship in heart and spirit. Come before HIM. Bow your sweet head and allow yourself to submit to all that HE is…….. THE GOD OF GLORY, THE GOD OF THE UNIVERSE. HE is the LORD of all creation…….can you hear HIS gentle … More A SACRED SPACE
Easter is coming soon and I want everyone to know that HE HAS RISEN! I do wish all of you readers here a joyous Easter, with all the blessings that our LORD can bring! I want to focus a little on Good Friday and the next day. Saturday being the day after CHRIST was crucified … More THE DAY IN-BETWEEN – FROM CROSS TO CROWN
There are times in all of our lives that we tend to get down on ourselves. The enemy knows where we are weak and will use just about anything, whether it be a comment or a look from someone, to bring us to a low point. We might tell ourselves that whatever our hand … More OUR ETERNAL SIGNIFICANCE
Many years ago I worked in a bank as a teller. The very first thing we learned was how to spot a counterfeit bill or check. I felt pretty confident in the spotting of a bill, but the checks were worrisome. Whenever I wasn’t sure, I went to my manager and asked her to look … More IDENTIFY THE COUNTERFEIT
You cannot live here in Arizona and not notice the continuous thread of GOD’S glory. It is there in the early morning, evenings and on any walk, hike or trip nearby. We have an area here called Saguaro Lake and it is called the jewel of Arizona. I found it by taking a drive one … More THE THREAD OF HIS GLORY!
One of my dearest friends almost died this past week. There I have said it and it hurts my heart just looking at that statement! Nothing in life can bring you to your knees more than a life and death situation. My friend experienced loss of breath, heart racing and 911 was called. Emergency room … More BE STRONG AND COURAGEOUS!
They say our internet and social media have given us the world at our fingertips with endless possibilities, but in reality all it has done is isolate us from one another. People sit alone for hours on end in front of a computer screen looking for a like on their page from cyber friends that … More CRAVE COMMUNION
Since Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, it got me thinking of all the matters of the heart. Matters of the “heart” are equated with matters of the soul, the will and the mind in scripture……. PROVERBS 4:23 “ABOVE ALL ELSE, GUARD YOUR HEART, FOR EVERYTHING YOU DO FLOWS FROM IT.” NIV And the ESV version says … More A GUARDED HEART, QUIET HEART
Just recently I read this quote by Ignatius……. “There are very few men who realize what GOD would make of them if they abandoned themselves into HIS hands and let themselves be formed by HIS grace.” My word for 2018 is: abundance. I have been trying to understand how GOD gives us the abundant life we so … More ABANDON YOURSELF