I love celebrating New Year! It is time to reflect on the past year and look ahead to the New Year. As I sit here with my 2018 planner, I can’t help but wonder. What will 2018 hold? If I were to take a guess – 2018 will hold joy and heartbreak, hope and disappointment.… Continue reading He Is
Simeon was a man who was on a waiting mission. I don’t know about you, but I find that waiting is one of the most difficult missions in life. We feel like things are happening if we are doing something… anything. What we and our friend Simeon didn’t know at the time was… While We… Continue reading Waiting is Not Wasting
All of my life I felt that I had to do something BIG. Big is better you know, at least that is what the world tells us. Once I became a Christian, what the world thought didn’t matter to me any more, or at least I thought it didn’t. My desire for BIG remained, now… Continue reading A Year of Small Things
Last week my husband and I were chatting about the book of James. Specifically these verses… For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his natural face in a mirror; for once he has looked at himself and gone away,he has immediately… Continue reading What Are You Doing?
Don’t we love saying yes to the easy yeses in our lives? We love the yeses that offer us promotion, praise or comfort. How do we react when God asks us to say yes to the hard yeses? The yeses that require time, commitment and sacrifice. The yeses that ask us to give much of… Continue reading The Hard Yes
The count down to Christmas has begun. I have struggled with Christmas for several years now. For some unexplained reason I feel like a greedy glutton through out the holidays. I cannot shake this unexplained feeling of sadness combined with restlessness that seems to just sit upon me. I am a terrible shopper, fifteen minutes… Continue reading Christ
I wonder when it will happen – When will God’s people grow up? When will we LOVE? When will we stay CALM? When will we MIND OUR OWN BUSINESS AND DO OUR JOB? With everything going on in our world I have formed many opinions. Many opinions I would love to share, better yet shout… Continue reading Grow-Up
This past weekend I had the opportunity to worship our Lord and Savior, Jesus with 7,200 women. All 50 US states and 37 different countries at The Gospel Coalition Women’s Conference. It was glorious! In our own small town, small church we can feel… well… small. It was refreshing to realize that His Church, His Bride is not… Continue reading Tracing Jesus