I once heard a preacher give a pretty powerful illustration. He said, imagine I am holding a teacup and I pour a little tea into it. And then I pour a little more tea into the cup. And a little more and a little more. What's going to happen when the tea reaches the top?… Continue reading L.I.V.E. Simply Part Three: Very Little.
I wish I could say that that was that. God had pursued me, and I had answered him and remained faithfully in Him for the rest of my life. Oh how I wish I could say that... Making time for God is hard. Between demanding jobs, taking care of the needs of our family, and… Continue reading L.I.V.E. Simply Part Two: Invest in Him.
Simply: merely; just. Shoes. The most perfect pair of shoes. Versatile, comfortable and oh-so-stylish, must-have pair of shoes. I see them and want them, but my mama heart says yeah right. You have groceries to buy, and a birthday party to plan and oh hello, bills? I put them down and walk away. But I… Continue reading Merely, just.
So I am on a quest. A quest to simplify my life in the hopes that my time on this rock is worthwhile. I am reminded of the first time I felt God. Yes, felt. You see I was raised in the church, the bible belt, if you will. A good, ole southern congregation. And… Continue reading L.I.V.E. Simply Part One: Love God.
A few weeks ago I was driving one of our curvy, back country roads. My wild boy was asleep in the back and it was one of those rare sunny days in the middle of a snowy February. As I was driving, I passed a sweet, old church. I have always been obsessed with church… Continue reading Live Simply.
This is scary. Really, really scary. And not so much because I care about what people think, though I do a little bit. But more because this is the Word of God we are talking about. This is the sacred text. These are people’s souls. Talking to others about Jesus seems so simple. He loves… Continue reading These are people’s souls.