I am grateful for so many things today, it would be difficult to list them all in a single post. Life has been (mostly) on the upswing over the last 4-5 months. Finding a church home has been a major contributor to my overall happiness and contentment. I was drifting spiritually, and it was affecting … Continue reading Gratitude Sunday
She will pursue her lovers but not catch them; she will seek them but not find them. She will think: ‘I will go back to my former husband, for then it was better for me than now.’ Hosea 2:7 God called me Gomer last week. Yes, that Gomer; the promiscuous wife of the prophet Hosea. … Continue reading God Called Me Gomer, Then Rescued My Heart
I am dusting off this old blog meme and bringing it back to life. I used to do 'Gratitude Sunday' posts on a regular basis and I have missed it. I encourage you to join me, whether in comments here on the blog, on Facebook, or in posts of your own. I might even start … Continue reading Gratitude Sunday
It's Holy Week. It would have been easy for me to miss it this year. I still have boxes to unpack, homework assignments due, three kids to teach and raise, a husband to love and cherish, a house that needs cleaning, dishes that need washing, and a stressful three-round trip to the DMV. Need I … Continue reading It Happens
I had never heard this before, but it was on the kids' VBS music CD. I just love it, and I can't keep from crying when I hear it. Maybe it will bless you too.
You are a Believer Believers are people who naturally connect with the Holy One through simple trust. They are open and receptive to spiritual experiences and have an inner certainty that God is present in those experiences. Even when it appears that God is not acting overtly, they are confident in the movement of God’s … Continue reading My Spiritual Profile
Jesus went out as usual to the Mount of Olives, and his disciples followed him. On reaching the place, he said to them, "Pray that you will not fall into temptation." He withdrew about a stone’s throw beyond them, knelt down and prayed, "Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not … Continue reading Take this Cup from Me