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Hope Deferred

Beth finished sharing with the ladies gathered at Bible Study about her father’s coming to salvation in Jesus shortly before he passed from this earth. It was a touching story for all of us to hear, but I wasn’t prepared for the full impact that hit me. I sobbed. In the midst of my ugly […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 26

Day 26 You Are a Son/Daughter of God (Romans 8:14) I almost typed this post in all caps because I feel so passionately about the truth of today’s identity trait. If there is one thing that the believer could grasp from all one hundred identity traits, this one ranks highest! Once a person confesses Jesus Christ […]

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Did God Really Say…?

I shared a biblical truth on social media- God’s promise of provision and our faith to take hold of it. Matthew 6 states three times to not worry; in other words, stop doubting, He will do this! It’s not even a matter of asking in prayer for your material needs, because the Father in heaven […]

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Hide Me

Allow me to invite you into my living room. I want you to hear the sounds I hear and enjoy the sights I see. The finches are busily preparing a nest for their soon-coming family! Their choice spot for shelter- a small area high on the ledge of the back porch. My moss- covered, potted […]

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when trusting God seems out of reach

A young child inherently trusts his parent. If mom and dad say there’s a tooth fairy, then there’s a tooth fairy! An adult, however, has to overcome his own reasoning mind to trust the Father in heaven. God says He gives His angels charge over us, but we’re not convinced {and our fears, attitudes and […]

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I’m smiling

What is something that you’re known for? Are you the person who always loses your keys? Are you known for sending cards and encouraging notes? Maybe you’re the person who always has the best accessories. The thing that I’m known for is smiling. Yep! I smile! And I guess I smile a lot! When I […]

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more than I understand

You know the expressions, “God’s grace is sufficient” and “God is enough?”  I have a new one to share:  “God is abundant.”  Over the years as I have sought God for provision and solution to dilemmas, I have come to realize that He really does delight in doing exceedingly and abundantly above all that we […]

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