This scripture got down in my spirit this morning. Last night, the Lord brought to mind the scripture penned in Hebrews 12:1: “…let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us,” Sin that entangles! That’s a cool image. […]
Read More The Cruel Sticker Bush
English has always come easy for me. I have ALWAYS been a talker. I’m a social person, so to be social, you have to talk, but little did I know that one day, God would call me to sacrifice that gift. No, He didn’t ask me to become a mute. 🤣 HE makes the dumb […]
Read More The Great Let It Go
You can choose to live in a world where you’re terrified of darkness or you can live in a world where your God terrifies the darkness. I chose years ago to accept Jesus into my life, but before that, the enemy tried to convince me I was a good person, almost like God should have […]
Read More The New
“I’m a high school dropout, and I’m dumb, so if you want me on your team, you’ve got a lot of work to do,” I prayed. This was my weak-minded prayer in 1994 when God began to deal with me about ministry. I was a preacher’s kid. I grew up in ministry, and I had […]
Read More The Nonsensical Mission
“What do you want from me?” I must have yelled that at Jesus hundreds of times. You see, I grew up a preacher’s kid, but I didn’t meet Jesus until I was a young teenager. I knew of Jesus. I had heard about Him my whole life, and I owned one of His Bibles from […]
Read More Come into the Light
A few weeks before all the COVID lockdown, I stumbled over a pothole during my prayer walk. POP! At first I thought, “Oh good! I didn’t hurt myself,” but, as the day went on, my leg became increasingly painful to walk on, and over the next few days, I got to the point where there […]
Read More THIS IS LOVE!
At a scary time in history, there is certainty.
Read More Come on! I Know the Way!
This morning, as I read Matthew 25, I recalled a funny story about this chapter when I was a child. I had a misunderstanding of what this verse meant: “‘So you, too, must keep watch! For you do not know the day or hour of my return….’” Matthew 25:13 NLT If you read the story […]
Read More Are We Watching?
This morning during my Bible and prayer time, I was captivated by the pretty Christmas lights. I stared at the nativity scene realizing how clean and presentable we’ve made the Christmas story. I mean, who wants animal manure in the middle of the pretty Christmas story? Yuck!!! It’s almost like we had to do the […]
Read More The Christmas Clean-Up
“Honey, have you seen my keys?” I honestly hadn’t. I had not seen my husband’s keys for nearly a week. In the mean time, I got the laundry caught up, nursed one sick child back to health, shopped for groceries, prepared a children’s church lesson, washed numerous dishes, and cleaned out the microwave and the kitchen […]
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