[Why are you so afraid?] Nothing tests our faith more than when we're forced to wait, especially in the middle of a storm. When prayers seem to go unanswered, fear and doubt can creep in. We may even wonder if God cares what happens to us. Jesus disciples wondered too. When Jesus slept, as the wind … Continue reading Testing, Testing, is this thing On?
[The Lord is close to the broken hearted] Biblehub.com describes the Greek word for weakness this way: asthéneia ("weakness, sickness") refers to an ailment that deprives someone of enjoying or accomplishing what they would like to do. “It focuses on the handicaps that go with the weakness. It expresses the weakening influences of the illness … Continue reading Delighting in Weakness
[The truth will set you free] I won't lie, an honest answer can be difficult to receive, but it can also be absolutely wonderful. Jeremiah wasn't one of my favorite books of the Bible; the subject matter can make it a difficult read. However, I’ve had a change of heart. This book of the Bible … Continue reading Why is my Pain Unending?: The Value of an Honest Answer
[Clothe yourselves with… <3] How we clothe ourselves is important. Scripture says that if we speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, we are only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal... (1 Corinthians 13:1-13) Sometimes believers will, instead, wear the full armor of God as if they're … Continue reading Remind Me Who I Am
Because Andrew and I share our home with two cats, we always leave the bathroom door open while we're showering or bathing so that our girls can come and go to do their business. (Don't worry, this isn't going to be a "tmi" talk about our cats business.) If Andrew decides to jump in the … Continue reading Tub Talk: Okay, level with Me…
[I have set you an example] I had a painful lesson last Thursday. As I was out power washing in flip flops, I shot myself in the foot. This isn't an idiom. I litterally shot myself in the foot. Let me tell ya, this was a pain that I will not quickly forget, however, … Continue reading Powerwashed: Jesus Doesn’t Flip Flop
I’d say that most of us want to connect. There are those who prefer to keep to themselves, but I think the majority of us enjoy being part of a community. I’m no expert on community. I wasn't born a social butterfly, or if I was, it was short lived. My parents said that I … Continue reading Connected but not Connecting?: Here’s the Disconnect