Tag: treasure

Daily Reads 11.16.2019

Sewing reveals my imperfections. You see, nothing I make is exactly perfect. Sometimes I do the hard work of taking my stitches out and redoing the sewing. Other times, I let it go. Recently, my greatest imperfection is my inability to measure correctly. I get it all ready to do the final sewing and my …

Daily Reads 08.23.2019

Read: 1 John 4:16-18 Part One: It is my experience that one cause of fear* and anxiety* is not understanding how deeply we are loved by God. When we understand how much we are loved, we place our trust in him. We don’t trust those we aren’t sure truly love us. I will be the …

Daily Reads 08.21.2019

Read: 2 Corinthians 5:17-18 Before anything else, a person must believe that when he/she comes to Christ he/she is a new creation. It is a do-over, a new day, a second chance – whatever you want to call it. Read: Romans 8:12-14 Here is the next hard truth. We are declared a new creation in …

Daily Reads 05.25.2019

I contain the treasure of God in a common clay jar. Troubles come and go, but nothing is here to stay. I fix my gaze on what is eternal rather than temporary. I am a new person because of Christ so I don’t look at myself or others from a human view point. Because of …

Daily Reads 05.22.2019

Today I read a friend’s post on Facebook. It said “We would worry a lot less about what other people think about us if we knew how seldom they do.” What a great word for me to hear! But oh so hard to remember when our feet have landed squarely on the slippery slope of …