Tag Archives: Bible

A Place for Us

Christians in the military face a dilemma most people don’t have to address, either at all, or as frequently as those serving their country.  Many Christians face opposition or antagonism in their workplace when they acknowledge their faith and take … Continue reading

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Pursue Peace!

Life has been pretty crazy lately, pretty full of “shoulda’ dones,” “shoulda’ knowns,” “shoulda’ been tolds” —so much going on! …aaaaaand my daughter and I have been involved in a Bible study on the armor of God. I don’t know … Continue reading

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I’m Not Like That!

Sometimes, it takes a couple of things coinciding to get my attention, to wake me up to sin in my thoughts or attitudes.  Some of the things I seem to write about a lot, like judging others, are so deeply … Continue reading

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Back to the Front!

Recently, there’s been a stunning story with an accompanying picture in the news—that of a brave aid worker carrying a small child away from the bodies of her family, from under the hijab of her dead mother, and through the … Continue reading

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“Just Trust Jesus!”

Sage advice, in any case… that is, to “just trust Jesus!”  I’ve given that advice many times, I am sure, and yet have felt a bit of hollowness after speaking it—I gave my daughter that advice with a slight variation … Continue reading

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Who God Says We Are!

My daughter and I experienced encounters with others recently that presented challenges to both our identity and joy.  Often, I unconsciously interpret the unkindness of others as a reflection of my worth, forgetting that my value as a human being … Continue reading

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Wisdom Prayers – Proverbs 20

I ate too much one night last week—WAY TOO MUCH!  And it came back to bite me, to burn, and act like a volcano within me.  Well, it was Taco Tuesday, and I love tacos, and hot sauce (though the … Continue reading

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