The Holy Spirit is like earnest money. His indwelling in a believer is the proof of God’s guarantee that He will follow through with His promise and bring us home to dwell with Him forever in Heaven. This is our confident hope!
I'll admit it. I was raised in a predominantly white community. No, 100% white; however, my parents did their best to teach us about other races and cultures. We had people of all races come through our home over the course of my life; from exchange students to troubled teens to school kids coming out … Continue reading Small Steps Toward a Big Difference for Women of Color
Encouraging words from Jess Bongiorno updating her fight against depression and how God heals her broken places
The year of COVID-19 has me way behind in 2021. We didn't celebrate Christmas until mid-January so it's no wonder that I am just now getting my schedule and plans in order. Is this true for you? “Show me your way, O Lord. Teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me. You … Continue reading Review: Holy Hustle Planner
Friends! I last left you with my brother and three neighborhood friends in the cemetery trying to learn how to smoke when the town grocer, Tuenis Tillema joined them for some "real men" smoking lessons. Our smoking adventure continues. Enjoy! By the end of the second cigarette Darren, Jason and Randy began to feel light-headed, … Continue reading Smoking Adventures: Part Two
There is a path before each person that seems right, but it ends in death.We may throw the dice, but the Lord determines how they fall.Proverbs 16:25, 33 I want to remind you at this point that these are proverbs. That is, they are wise sayings that are typically true. It’s not a hard and … Continue reading Making Plans.. But God
I've been struggling with chronic pain for nearly 10 years. One of the good things about that is connecting with so many wonderful chronic pain warriors. We have such a wonderful support community online. One of those places is the Diamonds Conference where I met Paula Short. Come read my interview with Paula.
If you've grown up in a small town, you know that there are some serious benefits to having spent your formative years roaming safely, freely, and without a care- well, till you were doing something your shouldn't. Today I share with you some "smoking adventures" in our little town of Friesland. The DMU certainly had … Continue reading Smoking Adventures
Life disappoints but I'm here to tell that God is our shelter, our peace, our defense, our salvation, our light, and so much more.
Hymn of the Week ... I Know Who I Have Believed.