Tag: hope

Daily Reads 09.16.2019

Listening to songs for our daughter’s wedding and painting my son-in-law’s (to be) house to my daughter’s playlist, one song kept popping up. “More Like Love” by Ben Rector is a story of moving from the desire to be famous to the… Read More

Daily Reads 09.15.2019

Read: Philippians 1:9-10 Paul says it very plainly here. As we grow in love (for one another), understanding (of God’s mysterious plan) and knowledge (of God and his ways), we will know what really matters. All of this results in pure and… Read More

Daily Reads 09.13.2019

Besides that our character development is God’s idea and his work, what else really matters? It matters where your faith is placed. Do you trust yourself or do you trust God? Where is your faith based? Read: Philippians 3:3-9 Relying on myself… Read More

Daily Reads 09.12.2019

Today’s post is not spiritual or theological. It’s just downright practical. We face the question every day, “What really matters?” Read: Philippians 4:6-13 I came home from an all day event to find that my freezer was not working. The contents were… Read More

Daily Reads 09.11.2019

Read: Philippians 1:6, 2:12-13 It matters that the work God is doing in you is his initiative, his project. Let’s read that verse again: And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until… Read More

Does this matter?

In 2006, Dave and I undertook the arduous task of building a house. It was our second go around, but this time it was different. We built our forever home! There are so many choices and decisions to make when building. It… Read More

Daily Reads 09.07.2019

Read: Psalm 40:1-3 I have a psychologist friend. He said he never wants to work harder than a client for change. You see, sometimes we see the change that needs to happen but we don’t want to work for it. What about… Read More

Daily Reads 09.02.2019

Read: John 15:15-17 It is my experience that humanity tends to categorize by good, better, best. And sometimes, bad. People are good athletes or bad athletes. Others are good musicians or bad musicians. Some can sell, others can’t sell to save their… Read More

Daily Reads 08.30.2019

Today begins our annual glamping weekend. Glamping is just a bit more glamorous than regular camping. Three families are involved. Two families pull their recreational vehicles to the third family’s house who don’t care for camping in the traditional sense of the… Read More

Daily Reads 08.29.2019

Read: Matthew 18:20 “How large does a group have to be to count as a gaggle?” you wonder. Geese live in gaggles. There are always lots of them. As an introvert, my gaggle wouldn’t be that large if I was a goose…. Read More