The Simple Truth About Anger and Stones

I was so mad that I just wanted to throw something. It was one of those days when nothing seemed to go right at work, then home, then I had to deal with that child—the one who pushes all the buttons. It wasn’t necessarily the one thing. It was all the things that allowed theContinue reading “The Simple Truth About Anger and Stones”

What Do You Give a Prodigal for Christmas?

Parenting is not for wimps. Just ask God. He wrote a whole Book about it. Parenting is the ultimate roller coaster ride with all its highs and lows, twists and turns, moments that take your breath away and moments you just want to throw up. It is the ride of your life as you co-create,Continue reading “What Do You Give a Prodigal for Christmas?”

This Advent Is Different

I have never thought more about the second coming of Christ than I have this year. 2020. A year that arrived with such vision and hope, yet will depart as a rear view nightmare marked by uncertainty and despair. In the the midst of such a roller-coaster year, I have never clung so adamantly toContinue reading “This Advent Is Different”

The Best Life Advice—Hold It Loosely

Fear, control, and manipulation are the cerebral enemies of 2020. We are all in our own heads a little too much these days. In fact, “stinking thinking” is at an all-time high causing most of us to assume the posture of a defensive lineman just waiting for the snap. Or maybe you feel like youContinue reading “The Best Life Advice—Hold It Loosely”

Walking Spirit to Spirit

Hi friends, do you want to take a walk with the Holy Spirit? If so, the journey begins and ends in The Word. . . “For his Spirit joins with our spirit to affirm that we are God’s children.” Romans‬ ‭8:16‬ ‭NLT‬‬ As believers, what does it look like to live and walk Spirit toContinue reading “Walking Spirit to Spirit”

Spiritual Warfare; Offense or Defense?

Are you familiar with the term spiritual warfare? Some of us are all too familiar with this war in the spiritual realm, while others may not have heard much about it from the pulpit. Thankfully, God’s Word describes spiritual warfare for us. “Put on the full armor of God [for His precepts are like theContinue reading “Spiritual Warfare; Offense or Defense?”

Developing A Sweet Tooth For God

“Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good!” Psalm‬ ‭34:8‬ ‭ESV‬‬ What if the cover of your bible read like a food label? The Bread of Life; made with love, mercy, and grace, organic, no artificial ingredients, only God-breathed, preservative free, yet preserves life, recommend a daily dose, sweeter than honey, taste and seeContinue reading “Developing A Sweet Tooth For God”

The Love-Sick Bride

Jesus loves me. This I know. For the Bible tells me so. . . These familiar lines first appeared in a novel by Susan Warner in 1860. Originally penned as a poem, they were spoken to comfort a dying child. Most of us know these phrases as a childhood hymn, which they later became thanksContinue reading “The Love-Sick Bride”