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


Isn’t it just like our GOD to give us something to…….behold.  HE sends us sunrises and sunsets every day.  How often we take them for granted! But truly there is only ONE to whom we should behold and that is our JESUS, our GOD, our protector and our redeemer. WHAT YOU BEHOLD IS WHAT YOU … More BEHOLD


One fact that so impresses me about living in Arizona is the fact that there is water, water, everywhere.  Because the desert is so dry and hot, just looking at water tends to have a cooling, refreshing impact.  Quenching your thirst here is important too…….every restaurant you go to will give you a “to go” … More HOW THIRSTY ARE YOU?


Here we are again with a new year with new possibilities.  How many of you make New Year’s resolutions?  I quit doing it several years ago because I could never keep the ones I made past February.  Maybe it was because I was doing it all on my own…….without seeking GOD first.   Now I choose … More ONE WORD FOR 2018


We all wait on someone or something.  This Christmas all of us were waiting for the 25th to come.  Kids were waiting for Santa and parents were waiting for time off from work.  We all wait for a New Year with new possibilities. And so Immanuel has come……..GOD WITH US.  I made a conscious choice … More LET US WAIT ON HIM


If we really turn towards GOD we will see the extraordinary……..did you know?  This Christmas you will see lights and presents under the tree, but the best thing you can do is to turn away from all the commercial and turn towards the Manger. That night long ago was no ordinary night and the shepherds … More TURN, TURN, TURN