Be STILL! Yeah…Right.

I just read this devotional from Jesus Calling by Sarah Young. (I LOVE this devo! It’s a book of daily conversation starters between Jesus and the reader:) Anyone else bolt out the door like a racehorse every day? I love what Sarah is imagining Jesus saying here. And, it’s definitely something I need to hear…Over and…

Happy NEW! 

Revelations 21:5 says “5 And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” Also he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.” So, with that simple scripture of HOPE for a future and that GOD alone is the author and creator of all good…

Richly.

Yesterday I joined my husband Todd, on a visit to his uncle in the nursing home. A gentleman being rolled past asked his CNA to stop. He looked at us in Uncle Rog’s room where we were along with Mr. Snyder, Uncle Rog’s roommate. This gentleman, Frank, asked us if we’d pray for him. Todd…

Christmas Gift Idea for Parents: Praying the Scriptures for Your Teenagers

I often share with my boys the scripture I am praying over them and why. I will even pray these prayers over them by laying on of hands. Even if they are in a rebellious season, their spirit draws comfort from knowing their parents are doing battle for them when they themselves may seem incapable, unworthy, or uninterested. Do your children know you pray for them?

Are You A Fat Sheep? Love a Lost Sheep? He Sees You. 

This piece of scripture wrapped me up like a warm blanket today. It inspired me to dig in context, the entire passage and to see it back to Jesus. God is declaring to Israel, his flock, that he is tending to all of them,

How to Make it Last and Want More

… marriage is not just for us. As a matter of fact, it’s for them. It is for our family and it is for our offspring. It’s the dynamic in which God chooses our relationships to do works in.

“And I Will Heal Their Land”

C’mon people! Have you hit your knees already??? Let’s do this Children of God! Let’s tell our King we have screwed up royally and are relying on his mercies and grace to see us through and heal our land FOR HIS GLORY.  Please share this graphic. It’s time to quit our bickering and unite as…

You’ve Been Slandered! Now What?

Have you ever been minding your own business and then BAM! Out of nowhere, an ugly attack launched at your character, your integrity and your works has hit you like a heat-seeking missle? Perhaps it’s even been at the command of someone who claims they are a Christian?  How do you remain who you are…

How to Raise a Blessing

1 Peter 3:9 Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. NIV 1 Peter 3:9 …No retaliation. No sharp-tongued sarcasm. Instead, bless — that’s your job, to bless. You’ll be a blessing and…