I have been having such a difficult time getting back into the routine of reading my Bible everyday. It really has made me stop to ask myself when did I even stop and how did this happen over time? As I was processing how this daily routine ended I remembered back when I was apart of a small group about studying the Bible. I went to the group because I wanted to enrich my Bible Study time and I thought this group would help do that. But the more I studied the material on how to study the ... Read More about Why I Stopped Reading My Bible for a Season
I am at a season in my life where I am wanting to be a "doer of the Word" and not just a hearer of the word. I remember sitting in church a few weekends back and thinking that peace is more important to me than an experience. Right now I am searching for peace, not a title or even pursuing my "purpose" in life. If you look at the Bible, God always showed up in people's lives when they were simply doing ordinary things. David was tending his sheep before he was anointed King. Esther ... Read More about The Desires of My Heart are Changing
It was about 10 years ago. Our family was struggling. My husband and I were faithfully watching a TV preacher every week. I had reluctantly started watching after my husband revealed to me that he had been watching church on TV. He said I might like what this TV preacher had to say. I was livid thinking about the fact that he would turn to Christianity, he knew how I felt about Christians, and JESUS. So when a flyer came in the mail advertising a local church that was starting a new ... Read More about Why I started going to church, and Why I Still Do.
My motto used to always be "Dream Big." As I was growing up I was most definitely a dreamer. I had big plans and I wanted to be a world changer. I think there are a lot of us "dreamers" out there who just want to make a difference in this world. We can see the best in people, and their potential is more evident to us than their short comings, and their mistakes. We have HOPE and feel very strongly that everyone on this planet has a purpose, and life is meant to be valued. and to have ... Read More about For When you Feel Like God has Broken His Promise.
I think for me I had come to a point in my life where I felt like I should be ashamed whenever I felt offended. For awhile I had this sense of guilt whenever I would share my offense with my husband, or even a close friend. But when I realized holding in these feelings brought about depression in me, It wasn’t easy, and sometimes I still second guess if how I’m handling the offense is honoring God, and even the person who offended me. Especially if I am transparent about the ... Read More about 10 Ways to Overcome an Offense