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when life is a battle

The biblical account of David and Goliath inspires the reader. We like it when the underdog comes out of the battle on top. It screams hope for the seasons in our own lives when the mountains looming before us threaten to bring us down. What we stand to gain from a close inspection of the […]

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the Bible

Do you value the privilege you have in owning a Bible and knowing how to read it? It is said that our wealth in comparison to much of the world’s economic status can be measured by these two indicators. That is an alarming fact! We have always thought that wealth was defined by a home, […]

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truth is the anecdote

She’s young and beginning a walk with Jesus. God saw fit to bring her into my life and to lead her into truth with compassion. Many things of her past plague her, and this is my answer to one deep concern. I painted it last night and will give it to her next time we […]

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Jesus at the center

Father in heaven, I’m coming back to You. I’m not sure how I ended up so far away from You being my center, but here I am with full awareness of my departure. I suppose there was a loss of passion along the way. Like a fire that dies out, the fervor I once had […]

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Jesus awareness (Part 2)

I concluded my last post with the words, I promote His Word,” and it’s true! There is so much life in the Word of God, and I don’t want you to miss it! The Word is powerful, but it often is overlooked. The truths we so desperately seek are revealed to us in His written Word. Trust […]

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I need something stronger than myself!

After many hours of manual labor handling bulk orders of fruit yesterday, this body is tired! To add to that, I am awake extra early today. I’m ready for a cup of coffee- something strong! What’s in your cup today? Do you prefer to prepare a java delight at home or purchase one? I imagine […]

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no FDA, no Rx… just truth

A week ago, my children went to a youth convention and were ministered to by pastors Jeremy and Christy Johnson.  Christy led worship with the band, Worth Dying For, and both she and her husband preached the always- relevant Word of God to a crowd of two thousand.  Jacob and Jordan were among countless others […]

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