Sticky Notes

“To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations, there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me.” 2 Corinthians 12:7   Iwoke up with pain the day I needed to write this post.  I could barely focus on the keyboard, let alone put my […]

Mighty Hands

“The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.” Psalm 145: 18 I hadn’t seen my dad in a few weeks.  My busyness got in the way of visiting the patriarch of our family.  I resolved myself to open the calendar to spend some time with him.  […]

The Jiffy Box

From time to time we’ll have guest writers share their stories of hope on the road. Today’s story is an amazing example of how God sometimes indulges his children’s desires to hear from him in a tangible way. Please read on to discover how attentive and magnificent our Lord truly is! We want to thank Paige for […]

Jetty Walking & Following Jesus

“Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence, LORD.” – Psalm 89:15 (NIV) Last Saturday afternoon, I spent some time wandering around at the beach.  Yup, just me and my trusty camera; taking in the sights and sounds of carefree ocean living.  Definitely, a little piece […]

Hurricane Sandy

“Carry each other’s burdens.” -Galatians 6:2 NIV   A tribute to those impacted by Hurricane Sandy, our prayers go out to you. “But you, O Lord, be not far off; O my strength, come quickly to help me.”  Psalm 22:19 “But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; […]

The Best Words Ever!

Therefore encourage one another with these words. – 1 Thessalonians 4:18   Words have the power to deliver or destroy, raise up or ruin.  Whether spoken aloud, or inside our heads, words can dictate who we are, influence where we’re going, or chain us to our past.   Countless syllables offering up compliments or criticisms, […]

Patches

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! 2 Corinthians 5:17 Crabgrass literally took over our yard this summer!  Where Tall Fescue once flourished, the web-like tentacles grew.  We tried to hold back the tide, but no such luck.  With each weekly mowing, the […]

Megastore Mercy

“He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” – Micah 6:8 (NIV) It never ceases to amaze me how God uses our everyday comings and goings to teach us about His character.  […]