I have felt the topic of jealousy bubbling up to the surface here lately, but I have just kept stuffing it down. This is a subject I don't want to write about because it hits me square between the eyes. Its my ultimate character sin. Its the one I want to pretend isn't that big… Continue reading The Cure for Jealousy
Happiness. Such an integral part of the American dream. So much so, that its in our Constitution. It is equated with life and freedom. The pursuit of it is all-consuming. It is fitting that happiness is poetically linked with life because it takes a lifetime of work to maintain the state of "being happy." Though… Continue reading Pursuit of Happiness
I subtitled this blog "Becoming a Woman After God's Own Heart" because is there anything else better to be? I have always been drawn to David because he is identified this way. We as women are deeply connected to the heart of things, and what better heart to be connected to than God's. Acts 13:… Continue reading Becoming a Woman After God’s Own Heart: Part One
Acts 1:7-8 "These things are not for you to know, but when the Holy Spirit comes to you, you will receive power. You will be my witnesses in every part of the world." These are the last words that Jesus spoke before he returned to the presence of God, as recorded in Acts chapter 1.… Continue reading Jesus’ Last Words
"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Philippians 4:13 And the number one thing I will ever do is be a mother. A friend this week asked me why I wanted to become a mother. At first I was a little taken aback. This is not something I ever really questioned. I… Continue reading Calling all Mothers
Matthew 6:28-29 "And why do you worry about clothes? Look at how the lilies of the field grow. They don't work or make clothes for themselves, but I tell you that even Solomon with all of his riches was not dressed as beautifully as one of these flowers." Do not be more concerned with how… Continue reading She is a sinner, too.
The parable of the talents (Matthew 25:14-30). "The Kingdom of Heaven is like..." This parable begins with the above phrase. That really gets my attention. Our time on Earth should be spent doing Kingdom work- purposeful living that has eternal effects. Here, Jesus is giving us a window into what His Kingdom here on Earth is… Continue reading The Kingdom of Heaven is Like
I realize that the only thing that I can take credit for when it comes to my relationship with God is being open to what He is teaching me. When I keep my heart open to the lessons He is wanting me to learn, I find inspiration everywhere. Today I want to share about some… Continue reading Inspiration Sunday
I was having a conversation with a dear friend the other day about an awkward interaction she had had with someone. They used to be close, but certain circumstances (at no fault of my friend) have caused them to drift apart. After their conversation my friend confided I just worry about what she thinks of me.… Continue reading Two truths He wants you to know
If you are in need of a pep talk, look no further than the writings of the Apostle Paul. Man, he can get you fired up for Jesus. Our generation has it harder than any other before. The world today is full. of. distractions. Even as I am writing this (during nap time of course,… Continue reading What the Christians are to do.