Keeping It Simple

So many times we try to make life more complicated than it is.  Why is that? Some of my examples include the fact that I’ve been saying for years that I want my kids to grow up with a servant’s heart, but I’ve done nothing to make this happen.  I’ve prayed for wisdom, but refused […]

Meeting Jesus

Sunday’s Easter service was amazing!  Not only was I able to worship with friends and family, but I also learned that hallelujah means “Praise God” and that amen means “I believe it.”  Love it when I learn new stuff!!! As I listened to the sermon that listed the many prophesies of the coming of Christ […]

Walking Towards Redemption

As we march through Holy Week to Easter Sunday, it occurs to me that our lives are aptly named a journey – just like the path Jesus took to the cross. Each day of Jesus’s life led him to the day he saved the world. For God so loved the world, that he gave his […]

The Cancer That Really Kills

Lately, my heart has hurt as I’ve remembered a dear friend who died of breast cancer two years ago this past week.  In her short life she touched many and made a profound impact on all those around who met her. Susan was such an amazing person with a penchant for life! Sadly, her family […]

Tests

I’ve known for many years that God does not tempt us (see James 1:13), but what I am recently realizing is that He does test us.  EEK!!! Bless our God, O peoples; let the sound of his praise be heard, who has kept our soul among the living and has not let our feet slip. […]

The Bible

Lately, my church has been doing a sermon series called, Fully Alive in Christ.  It’s been interesting, informational and downright eye-opening.  Love it when that happens!!! The biggest take-away I’ve had so far during this sermon series is how few of us actually dust off our Bibles, open them up and READ. Crazy, I know. […]

Praise God: Win or Lose

My sisters and I have a saying, “We will praise Him: win or lose.”  Kind of makes you think, doesn’t it?!?! This short sentence reminds us daily that no matter what happens during our life…God is ALWAYS in control, He loves us and He is our saving grace! Don’t get me wrong.  This is not […]

September 11th

It’s impossible for me to post a blog on September 11th and not think of two things…the terrifying events of 9/11 and my nephew’s birthday.  One is absolutely horrendous and the other is such a wonderful blessing that I feel completely stuck in the middle of sorrow and joy…Sigh. I’m even more emotionally confused this […]

It’s Not Me

As I was scrolling down my Facebook feed I found a ‘blast from my past’ who wrote on his timeline about his life’s transformation in the past six months and to whom all praise should be extended…Jesus Christ.  It was absolutely precious. That’s what I call a GREAT POST!!! Of course, I’d been seeing bits […]

And Who Is My Neighbor?

Once again, I was pinned to my seat by Sunday’s sermon…this is happening WAY TOO OFTEN!  Wonder what that means?  Uh, oh! The scripture reading was from Luke 10 where an expert of the law asked Jesus what he had to do in order to inherit eternal life because, of course, we humans have anything […]