Tag: growth

OUT OF THE CHAOS 07.10.2020

I am reading “The Road Back to You” by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile. It is a book on understanding the Enneagram and discovering your type. (The Enneagram is an ancient tool to understand personality types and how each one interacts with the world.) I just finished reading about Type 2 – the Helper. …

Out of the Chaos 04.22.2020

Leftovers. Either you hate them or love them. I fall into the camp of loving them. I particularly like leftovers that can be recreated into a new dish. That’s what I did for our lunch yesterday. A few days prior I made a Mississippi pot roast. I will say, I had given up on a …

Daily Reads 3.11.2020

Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. 1 Peter 5:8 We do this {live with endurance} by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith. Hebrews 12:2 In life, there is an adversary; an enemy …

Daily Reads 02.24.2020

Driving through town at dusk to meet friends for dinner, Mom asked if I had my headlights on. Accustomed to lights that come on automatically, I realized I hadn’t even given it a thought. Looking around, I noticed that most cars were brightened with headlights. It was not dark yet, but the sunlight had diminished …

Daily Reads 02.23.20

May your Sabbath rest today be filled with images of Jesus and pictures of hope firmly anchored in his love for you. Photo by Charlotte Noelle on Unsplash

Daily Reads 02.16.2020

Who may worship in your sanctuary, Lord? Who may enter your presence on your holy hill? Those who lead blameless lives and do what is right, speaking the truth from sincere hearts. Those who refuse to gossip or harm their neighbors or speak evil of their friends. Those who despise flagrant sinners, and honor the faithful …

Daily Reads 02.12.2020

As soon as Jesus heard the news, he left in a boat to a remote area to be alone.  Matthew 14:13 Immediately after this, Jesus insisted that his disciples get back into the boat and cross to the other side of the lake, while he sent the people home. After sending them home, he went up …

New Growth

Someone once said if you ever stop growing you are dying. I guess that’s true. Can you be at a standstill for long periods of time? Or does decay sneak in undetected and begin to break down the foundation of who we are? So a couple of weeks ago, I was with friends. Being an …

Daily Reads 01.31.2020

How does my identity – what I believe about myself at the core of my being – impact my daily life? It changes everything! It is our answer to the question, “Who am I?” and it impacts the way we live every day. It determines how we satisfy our core longings. There are two ways …

Daily Reads 01.30.2020

But when the right time came, God sent his Son, born of a woman, subject to the law. God sent him to buy freedom for us who were slaves to the law, so that he could adopt us as his very own children. And because we are his children, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into …