This writing thing has been an "out-of-my-comfort-zone" endeavor. I think the most difficult part of any writing project is getting started. On more than one occasion I have begun writing about something that has been on my mind or relevant to where I am right now, only to read exactly how I’ve … [Read more...] about Speak The Truth in Love
In his letter to the Ephesians, Paul says: “Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ has forgiven you.” - Ephesians 4:32 God calls us to practice kindness to others, to “speak the truth in love” (Eph 4:15) and to “be patient, bearing with one another in … [Read more...] about Practicing Gentleness
First of all, I didn’t title this post “Let it Go.” You’re welcome. I can’t even count how many times I’ve heard the phrase “New Year New You” in the last few weeks. Naturally, like every other human being on the planet, the coming of the new year had me thinking about change and a fresh … [Read more...] about New Year New You
God often has to put himself on repeat when He speaks to me. I seem to need to hear a message more than once before I start to pay attention... If I’m being honest, it’s more like 15 times. Over the past few months, God has been showing me these words: “God with us”. I see them in the Bible. I … [Read more...] about God With Us
Recently while we were visiting Texas, I was waiting for my husband to pick me up. A young attractive woman dressed in pink scrubs sat down on the opposite end of the park bench where I was waiting. She had a text book in one hand and a phone in the other. As she sat, she hung her head and it was … [Read more...] about Called to Encourage
Recently someone asked me “What does Jesus do for you?” I grapple somewhat with answering the question without an impassioned response, one which would seem fitting when testifying of my salvation or sharing what my relationship with Jesus means to me. I’m not an overly emotional person. My … [Read more...] about Why Do We Need Jesus?