Tag Archives: Faith

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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“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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Passion Week

I took my granddaughter to a park last week to play and enjoy the fresh, springtime air.  On our way there, I stopped at a small fruit and vegetable stand near where we live and I was able to purchase … Continue reading

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Looking for that City…

  We moved recently.  “PCS” or “Permanent Change of Station” is a way of life for military families, yet it is not very permanent. There is a “white-picket fence” part of me that longs for a home to settle in, … Continue reading

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Faulty Thinking

The Bible is amazing!  I love studying it and recently I’ve spent a lot of time in the book of Genesis (even though I frequently wander away for other studies).  I especially like praying through the scriptures as the Holy … Continue reading

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Like Jesus

I thought, mistakenly so, that when the presidential campaign in the U.S. was in our rear-view mirror, the vitriol, the accusations, the fear and fearful predictions would rapidly abate.  Didn’t happen.  In fact, if anything, the anger, hatred, and fear … Continue reading

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