Today marks one decade. 10 years. 120 months. 521 weeks. 3,652 days. 87,600 hours. 5,256,000 minutes. 315,360,000 seconds. This includes many days of laughter and many nights of tears. We’ve had countless church services, prayers, and time spent in worship together. We’ve been to a few funerals, several weddings, and some hospitals. We’ve spent weeks … More An Anniversary Recap
“Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:” ~Psalm 103:1-2 Three weeks ago, I got a message from a friend about a situation that could possibly be the answer to years and years of prayers. … More The Love and Benefits of God
I don’t know about y’all, but I have always had a BIG imagination. As a child, I had big plans and I was going places. We never had much money to actually go places, but every time I opened a book, I was able to travel. Books allowed me to imagine myself in all sorts … More When Dreams Die
I read something today and one little line stood out to me above all the others: “We do not have a sometimes sovereign God.” I know that word can scare people, but it shouldn’t. It just means “in control.” We do believe that, don’t we? Either God is in control, or He isn’t God. If … More Sometimes Sovereign?
Sunday morning, I was drinking my coffee and reading before church, and I came across a verse in John 18 that I have not been able to get away from. The context of this verse is in the Garden of Gethsemane. The soldiers have arrived to arrest Jesus and dear, sweet, instinctive, relatable Peter has … More The Contents of a Cup
Confession time: Yesterday, it happened again. I was walking along, minding my own business…even having a pretty good day, when BAM! Out of the blue, I received some news, and was once again hit with the thought of the supreme unfairness of my situation. This was, of course, accompanied by self-pity and a meager attempt … More Minding God’s Business
As Christmas is swiftly approaching (seriously, where did this year go?!), my thoughts have been on the events leading up to the birth of Christ. After 400 years of silence, an angel appeared to a young virgin girl with a word from Heaven. She was going to have a son…THE Son. The One all of … More An Appropriate Response to Unusual Circumstances