Sitting on my couch, I watched the setting sun cast it's long shadows across my living room wall. The silence in the house was so loud, it deafened me. Yes, you read that right. I said the silence was deafening. I come from a large, loud family. Even when we didn't have friends over, our... Continue Reading →
We all like to talk about what we're "going to do", but what are people saying about what you've already done? Whether it's getting a job, fulfilling a new years resolution, or accomplishing something for the Lord, you will only find failure and disappointment if you stay on the couch. Hard work and a little... Continue Reading →
Have you ever stopped mid-sentence and wished you could take back your words? Unfortunately we must suffer the consequences of our spoken words! If you find yourself walking away from conversations feeling regretful for what came of your mouth, it's time to start limiting your words. Give advice only when asked, don't offer information about... Continue Reading →
When life turns crazy, we tend tend to turn crazy with it. We flutter from place to place, trying desperately to fix our own problems. When we come to the end of our own abilities we look around in panic and cry out to God, "help Lord, I can't fix this!" God wants to reveal... Continue Reading →
If you are walking daily with the Savior, and are trying to please Him in every little thing you do, you are going to get weary. You will grow weary as you struggle with your 2 year-old at nap time. You will grow weary as you walk into the office to face the world another... Continue Reading →
Our teenagers learned of Daddy's cancer in an unusual way. My son was listening outside our bedroom door. He, of course, ran down the stairs to share what he had heard with his older sister.
And, there are others. Other “aged women” I have watched on a weekly basis. They taught Sunday school. They worked in the nursery. They cooked meals for fellowships and conferences. They decorated the church. They sang in the choir. They cleaned the church. They did all these things while loving their husbands and raising their kids.
Time has a way of bringing about change. With change, often comes uncertainty. Foundations that for years seemed stable and reliable, can be shaken in the winds of change. Yet, when we make Christ the foundation of our life, we can have a sure confidence that will never be shaken, no matter how much life... Continue Reading →
As is our culture, we become infatuated with improving ourselves spiritually and physically with the start of each new year. We determine to eat healthier, be kinder, and smile more in bettering our ourselves in the eyes of those around us. While it is never a bad idea to seek to become better, the Bible... Continue Reading →