Grocery shopping. Pay bills. School drop-off/pick-up. After school activities. Make appointments. Cancel appointments. Paperwork. Prepare dinner. Laundry. Clean house. Take car for service. …..and the list can goes on and on. You know. That dreaded ‘To-Do’ list. Some days the to-do list can seem endless. And many times, we allow ourselves to be obsessed with… Read More To-Do List
David had inner-constant joy that comes only from the presence of God. The joy that defeats sadness, discouragement, and anger! When we give our lives to Jesus, we inherit that same joy. We are now set apart by God though the Holy Spirit. But, oh, how we must constantly guard our heart and joy from… Read More Do you have JOY?
So…who do you think you are? Many Christian women, of all ages, and in all seasons of life, have very low self-esteem and low opinions of their worth. Why is that? How about those times when irritability, anger and just not nice thoughts flood our minds? That’s when we tend to think we are still… Read More Who Do You Think You Are?
LUKE 22 In today’s scripture, Luke tells us about the chief priests and captains plotting to kill Jesus; the Last Supper; Jesus’ betrayal and Jesus’ arrest. As we read this chapter let’s consider how Jesus must have been feeling knowing he would be facing death the next day. Also,Jesus had told the disciples what was… Read More Jesus at the Last Supper: Day 5 of Holy Week reading plan
Let’s admit it. Every day life can be hard. Work. Raising a family. School. Managing a home. The list goes on and on. Life gets busy. Life gets crazy. And for faithful Christians, each one of our roles in life becomes even harder when Satan sneaks in and starts whispering lies. The enemy preys on… Read More True Identity
In the book of James, he says WHEN we face trials, not IF we face trials. in other words, we will face trials. We all have endured trials. Some if us are enduring trials right now. And we will all have trials again. When we do face trials, James says we should count it all… Read More Counting it all JOY
“Tis the season to be jolly, fala lala lala lala lala!” Some reading this may actually disagree with my first sentence. While Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year for Christians, as we are celebrating the birth of our Savior, many people find the Christmas season to be emotionally brutal. Christmas can bring… Read More Love Them through Their Blue Christmas
The greatest story is about the life of Jesus Christ: the perfect human and our perfect Savior. December is a perfect time to revisit His story and share it with others. And the gospel of Luke is the perfect place to start, as it opens with the anticipation and birth of Jesus and ends with… Read More The Greatest Story
Trees and lights are going up everywhere. Shopping malls are filled with Christmas music and smiling faces. “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” ….Yes, it’s the week after Thanksgiving! The anticipated wait is over. Christmas season is finally here. Oh what fun it is! At least for a couple of weeks, right? Let’s… Read More ‘Tis the Season
The last few months have been ‘normal’ busy with some unexpected twists mixed in, ultimately requiring me to yield to several wait and see moments. And if you know me, waiting is not something I always do well. However, good things came from waiting. Through the unexpected, multiple blessings expounded, lessons were learned, and wisdom… Read More Blessings in the Detours