Our God is the God of do-overs. When we pray for our children young, old or in between, we place them on the Potter’s Wheel. This is the place where they hear His words and He molds and shapes them. When He finds places within them that are marred, damaged or spoiled He forms… Continue reading Placing Your Child on the Potter’s Wheel
Is it really possible to give thanks in all circumstances? Corrie Ten Boom and her sister Betsy spent eighteen months in the Nazi concentration Camp, Ravensbrook. Their barrack was filled with sadness, death, filth and fleas. One day Corrie found herself, at the prompting of her sister, giving thanks for fleas. Here is their conversation:… Continue reading Giving Thanks on Thursday
Ever get stuck in the desert of regret? Actions and words we wish we could take back along with missed opportunities to do or say something good and encouraging. God has made a way for us to name them and move past them, if we will bring them to Him. Prayer: Father, You… Continue reading No Regrets
Some days we feel ‘faith-filled’ and other days ‘faith-less’. For those ‘faith-less’ days we need a reminder that even one tiny seed of our faith can move mountains! Prayer Prompt: Father, help me to trust You when I cannot see how or even when You will work things out. Show me when I am relying… Continue reading Mountain Moving Seeds of Faith
After reading a blog post on writing from 4 Things Beth Moore Taught Me About Writing. I was able to see my writing life very clearly for the first time. As I read, “Each Idea Has a Shelf Life’. I realized that I am a short writer. I have also realized that my opinion on matters,… Continue reading New Series – Holy Offerings
How many times have we not come alongside someone in crisis, because we didn’t know what to say or do? The chance to bless passes by, lost in the abyss of good intentions. Alongside is the guide that turns our intentions into action. Sarah Beckman shares many insightful ideas such as – Simply Changing Sheets… Continue reading Alongside Book Review and Giveaway
Last week my husband and I were chatting about the book of James. Specifically these verses… For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his natural face in a mirror; for once he has looked at himself and gone away,he has immediately… Continue reading What Are You Doing?
One question I hear over and over again is, “How do I hear God’s voice?” We long to hear Him, we long to follow Him, but our lives are filled with so many voices calling our name. The TV is blaring, the kids are crying, our phone is dinging, our email is full, we have… Continue reading Hearing the Shepherd’s Voice