Tag: scripture

Daily Reads 09.20.2019

What have I observed about chosenness? I learned that being chosen for relationship is superior to being chosen for a task. You see, when I sit down at the table Jesus set for me and I spend time with my Father, his… Read More

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 09.18.2019

Chosen. What does it mean to be chosen? Chosen for promotion means expectations and standards to meet. Chosen for a production means memorizing and practicing and performing. Chosen by God means relationship! Last night Dave and I sat down to a simple… Read More

I choose you!

When I was a child, before there were mega stores, internet shopping, Prime delivery and Instacart, there was Fred Meyer – B & B – as we so fondly called it. This store was a precursor, I suppose, to mega stores. One… Read More

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 09.14.2019

It matters how we treat others. It is so easy to forget about others when our own toes have been stepped on. And in the process of taking care of our toes, we jump and stomp all over others. Maybe you don’t,… 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 06.10.2019

I think I know a lot about myself. You know…my weaknesses, strengths, hang ups, prejudices. I’m self-aware. At least I think so. And then something happens and I am surprised that I am not as aware as I thought. The other day… Read More