Tag: inspiration

Daily Reads 09.19.2019

Read: Ephesians 1:3-14 It’s impossible to live beyond what we believe about ourselves. Dr. Jay Shetler The words we say to ourselves are extremely powerful. If I believe myself to be broken beyond repair, worthless to society and a waste of time,… 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 06.07.2019

Waiting: to look forward expectantly, to stay in a place of expectation. I await the arrival of my second granddaughter. It occurs to me that even though there are hundreds, maybe thousands, of babies born every day, not everyone is waiting for… Read More

Spring Clean-up

Spring clean-up. Right now, that is a loaded phrase and one that could send me running from the room screaming, holding my head. It always feels like this at this time of year. It is the end of April and we have… Read More

Daily Reads 04.18.2019

Following Jesus does not mean adhering to a long list of rules and regulations (legalism) designed to control our behavior so we are right with God. Jesus makes us right with God; we don’t have to work for righteousness. Reading: Colossians 2:18,… Read More

Jesus Alone – You bet!

I have always been a very devout person. I think my personality, my experiences – and perhaps my birth order – combined in me so that I always wanted to be “good.” I followed the rules (except once in fourth grade I… Read More

Daily Reads 1.14.2019

What does it mean to be authentic? Many of us have discovered ways to live from a place of authenticity some of the time, but what if we could live from that place all of the time? What exactly does that look… Read More