Love So Deep

  The little guy couldn’t believe what he saw. It was a brand new world for him. God knelt down and said, “You’re here for a purpose. You’re part of my plan.” The little one said, “Ok, but I’m so small, I’m scared I won’t be strong enough.” God said “Don’t worry, I’ll protect you. […]

Give Yourself Some Grace–He Does!

“For God’s gifts and his call are irrevocable.” Romans 11:29   The other day I was like butter. Not the sappy, happy reference to butter; but the burning, splattering kind of butter. The kind when you have every intention of melting it slowly and uniformly in a microwave but you rush the job and it […]

Rejecting Grace: 3 Reasons Why We Do It and How To Stop

“We are presumptuous, not when we marvel at his grace, but when we reject it.” – Max Lucado, The Gospel of Second Chances Good morning friends! Are any of you, by chance, a grace rejector? My husband, who has far more tact than I ever will, would cringe at my question. “You can’t ask questions […]

A Five Day Cleanse

“He must become greater; I must become less.” John 3:30 NLT         Have you heard of these body cleanses that are all the rage? The premise is you drink particular juices to purge the impurities from within, so your body will become more efficient and can start anew—healthier.   I quite frankly […]

Praying in the Plural

We have a guest writer today…Jan Flickinger. I’ve known Jan just a short time but was inspired when she shared a short writing.  I must admit, this gave me a different outlook on the Lord’s Prayer.  I hope you enjoy it and see the lesson that Jan’s heart was given.     Praying in the Plural […]

Whip-poor-will Words

Set a guard over my mouth, Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips. – Psalm 141:3 NIV Growing up, my mother would tell me I talked like a Whip-poor-will’s rear-end in flight (though she used a more colorful word). It sounded strange to my young ears, and I wasn’t sure what she meant, […]

Grace and “Goodness” Glasses

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. – Ephesians 4:32 NIV Another argument. Another hurt. Another day. He said, she said, and they did, what? Around and around, the craziness goes. Sometimes the ride is short-lived, which is great, because it stunk, and your not sure how […]