I GOT NOMINATED FOR SOMETHING YESTERDAY…….and it is an honor to just be considered, but even more important to know that someone visited Heavensreef! And so, first off I must say a huge THANK YOU SO MUCH……to Kathy Wire and her taking the time to visit and then to nominate me. You can … More AND SO…….I WAS NOMINATED.
If you think about it……..we live in a world now with endless choices. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I honestly think there are way too many things to choose from, whether it is color or type of food, clothing and the list goes on and on. Sometimes, I feel overwhelmed by there being too … More WHAT WILL YOU CHOOSE?
If you are like me, there are times where doubt creeps into your life. We as humans tend to be doubters. We doubt that our money will not go far enough, that a needed check will never arrive on time and that a deadline will not be met. We doubt and yes, we worry. How … More WITHOUT A DOUBT
Sometimes I think the Holy Spirit gets forgotten when we speak of the Trinity…….the Trinity is the FATHER, the SON and the HOLY SPIRIT. When JESUS left this earth, HE did so, to leave with us a Helper and that is the HOLY SPIRIT. When the Spirit resides within us, we have that Holy Barometer, … More A HOLY BAROMETER
The Christian road we all walk is not always an easy one. If you think on it, we walk counter to the culture. I was always taught that if I walked along the side of the road to always walk against the traffic so that I could see the oncoming cars. In a way we … More WALK A ROAD OF WELCOME
Do people in your world demand much, but offer you little? Do they require of you an undeserved favor? How about undeserved grace? Last night I witnessed an undeserved grace at our HOA meeting. There was a sweet man there that had received several notices of violations in the mail and then a fine. … More AN UNDESERVED FAVOR
In another month the summer heat will be upon us here in Arizona. I will admit my blood is thinning out so really anything above 110 starts to feel hot to me. Someone asked me once what 120 feels like…….stick your head into an oven and that is it! My question right now is this……are … More FEELING THE HEAT
Those of you who know me well know that my favorite shape is the shape of a heart. I have various heart shaped wooden cutouts around my house. They are a reminder to me, that my daily heart condition is a critical piece of my faith. JESUS said in Matthew 5:8: “Blessed are the pure … More WHY HEART PURITY IS IMPORTANT
Ever wonder why a Christian’s dependence on GOD is looked upon in the world as a weakness? For a Christian, depending on GOD is equivalent to breathing…….just like the birds of the air depend on their wings for flight, so does a Christian depend on GOD for his salvation and his life. GOD’S economy … More A MORE SPECIFIC DEPENDENCE
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