God’s Not Done With You

During this pandemic I think we forget sometimes that life is still going on for people outside. Loved ones are sick. Loved ones are dying of natural causes or tragedies "before their time". Loved ones are addicted. People are homeless. Mental illness is ramped up right now. How will bills get paid? Who is telling... Continue Reading →

Spiritually bankrupt? Good news!

You have heard it said: Matthew 5:3 New International Version (NIV) 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit,for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. But this verse is listed in different versions in interesting ways. For instance: Matthew 5:3 New Living Translation (NLT) 3 “God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for... Continue Reading →

Glory to God

Do not be afraid The time is coming & the time will pass For now and ever more Be the glory to God Almighty the Father in Heaven above Holy Holy Holy is He Every knee will bow & every tongue confess That Jesus the Messiah is the reigning King of Kings No one but... Continue Reading →

Keep this for when you want to quit

When life does not go our way, when we struggle to keep going, we are called to not quit. Sometimes this is easier said than done. We are responsible to stir ourselves up to keep going. As Christians, scripture is our best resource. We make mistakes. God does not. We falter. God does not. We... Continue Reading →

Waiting ‘til tomorrow…

Life is so long, or is it? It takes ages to get to middle age. Now that I am there (50), suddenly 70 seems middle age. Remember when you were a child and summers seemed so short but the school year DRAGGED on endlessly. Even though I want to live to be 93, I am... Continue Reading →

God told me to “be content”

UGH!  that is not what I wanted to hear! I mean after all 2 Corinthians 9:6 says "Remember this: The person who plants a little will have a small harvest. But the person who plants a lot will have a big harvest." And I was sooo ready to plant a BIG crop, maybe bigger than was... Continue Reading →

An encounter this week that really got to me

Last night my voice coach encouraged me to write a post that is in tune with myself. Something longer than the ones she noticed had been quickly done. (And may I say that was very observant of her. I thought no one would notice) So here goes... This week I came into contact with an... Continue Reading →

YOU are chosen- Quit chasing

Chasing approval is so tiring- don’t you agree? First off, you have to present your best foot forward. What if you come off wrong? What if you look stupid? What if you make a mistake? UGH! And imagine if they see you are human and have legitimate flaws? You know, if people really knew you—they... Continue Reading →

Stay focused on your own blessings

We get off track when we look at others One of the most helpful things we can do is focus on what the Lord is doing in our own life. What are the blessings God is working out in your life right now? Maybe it's hard to see any right now. You could have just... Continue Reading →

A message I need to hear today

Life will not always be this way. Low days, tough days, do not last forever. Even this depression will pass. God is so good. His loving kindness endures forever. Psalm 136:2 Give thanks to the God of gods, for his loving-kindness  continues forever. (TLB). Psalm 43:5 Oh my soul, why be so gloomy and discouraged? Trust... Continue Reading →

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