Label Makers

“By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:35 ESV After church today, my husband and I were discussing the sad reality that many Christians choose not to hang out with those who call themselves anything else. Many will say it isn’t so, but…

But God

Some time back, I was reading about Ananias when I came across the part where God called him to go, lay hands on and heal another man. His response was one of trepidation. He knew the reputation of this man. He knew the authority this man had to murder anyone who came in the name…

Focused on the Flesh

One of the darkest times of my life was sadly while I was on my journey to a better, healthier me. I remember a time, a couple of years ago, when I sat down to have my quiet time, the scripture reference was Romans 8:6. I opened up my Bible to see what it said….

The Cause of Comfort

My husband hangs Christmas lights every year for extra income. Though he may never admit it, I think there is a part of him that does it because he is a closet adrenaline junkie. This year was no different. He had over thirty houses on the books. Now, it is important to realize that Christmas…

Paper Cuts

“and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God,” Ephesians 6:17 ESV

Unusual Peace

​And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7 ESV Since deciding to go back to work, this incredible, indescribable peace has washed over me. Sunday, in church, my husband prayed over me as we took the communion elements. In the midst he…

Yes or Yes

  Four days ago, I got a call from my former principal, asking me if I would consider a teaching job in a different grade level than when I taught for him this past year. The reason I say “former principal” is because I had resigned to be a stay at home mom. I have…

The Root of Weeds

Many times, I looked out in the yard and noticed an onslaught of weeds. It seems every time we mow, the weeds just pop back up the next day. One day, determined to alleviate the problem, I grabbed a dinosaur step stool and an old shoe box. For a while, and by a while I mean five…

Anchored

July 29th “COME TO ME CONTINUALLY. I am meant to be the Center of your consciousness, the Anchor of your soul. Your mind will wonder from Me, but the question is how far you allow it to wander. An anchor on a short rope lets a boat drift only slightly before the taut line tugs the boat…