Reading: Psalm 62:5-8 What does this psalm teach you about expectations, translated here hope? The first phrase that jumps out at me is “Let all that I am WAIT QUIETLY before God.” When chaos swirls in my head, I need to sit quietly with… Read More

This is my birthday week. Fifty some years ago my mom waited in expectation of a sixth child. She already had five children ages 7-10 and a one year old. She anticipated I would be a good playmate for my brother. Only… Read More

Sunday! I have an additional reading for today. I am so challenged by David’s awareness of the effect of sin in his life and the key to living with pure hearts – God desires a broken and repentant heart. I wish for… Read More

Can you believe it is Saturday already! Where does the time go? The reading for today is almost too important to put on Saturday, but here I go. There are times – well, too many times – when thoughts morph into temptations… Read More

The battle begins in the mind. Have you heard that before? Does it seem simplistic? Can we think ourselves into a better place? Read: Romans 13:14; Philippians 4:8-9; Colossians 3:1-2 It seems like, according to these scriptures, the battle not only begins… Read More

Read: John 3:16-21; Proverbs 20:9; Proverbs 28:13 You are in good company today. Why? Because we have all sinned. We have all missed the mark. There is not a single person who has managed to live perfectly. Not even that person you… Read More

Read: Matthew 4:1-11 Jesus amazes me. I wrote last week that Jesus became human and experienced everything we do. He experienced fatigue, hunger and exhaustion. When his disciples fought about who was the best, he might even have rolled his eyes. But… Read More

Temptation is common to all of us but when does temptation become sin? Should I repent if I am tempted? Or is it when I act on the temptation that it becomes sin? Sin is an action and every action begins with… Read More

We are better together! Find someone to worship with today. People are just plain scary sometimes, but I believe you can do it. If it hasn’t gone well for you in the past, give it another try. Read: Hebrews 10:23-25

Welcome to Saturday! I love the weekend! Here’s some food for thought today… The love of God will impact your life when you start connecting and stop correcting! Randy Bezet, Bayside Community Church Jesus’ greatest commandment to us was to love him… Read More