7 Action Steps We Can Take To Bring Restoration To Relationships Perhaps you have heard of the “Ministry of Reconciliation,” but have you ever considered how the words of Jesus commands us to be restoredRead more
She flew away as her wings took flight when I opened our front door. Inside the edge of my wreath, I found the beginnings of her nest. I realized our constant door activity was aRead more
“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit” (Romans 15:13 NIV). She lookedRead more
The dream forwards.We’re weeks from grand baby to be,plums barely clinging to the branch. The ocean, a little further thanthe next door rooster, breaks on the beachanticipating our family strolls. God has no grandchildren.The oneRead more
We all want hope, but we aren’t always sure how or where to find it. But what kind of hope do we want? Do we hope to win the lottery? Or to catch the eyeRead more
Remove sunglasses. Turn lights on. Stay in lane. As the tunnel entrance swallowed our car, I could hear our daughters in the back seat inhaling huge gulps of air, then becoming quiet as they heldRead more
A dark cloud approached on the horizon — a deep charcoal, threatening cloud signaling a storm with significant rain and fierce winds. The gray veil of the beginning drizzle began to settle over the mountain valley as the wind began its assault.
I sipped my coffee as I watched the sultry clouds deepen over the ridge.Read more
Sometimes God captures our attention and reveals His mighty power, the compelling evidence of who He is. September 29th reminds me of a time when God gained the attention of hundreds of people. So thatRead more
If we are not careful, we can stay stuck in one season of our life.
When we feel stuck let us recall these verses of hope, let go of what hinders our growth, make room for God to move, and press on in faith.
Blessed are those who hunger for a pure heart. Blessed are those who thirst for righteousness. There must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greedRead more