Today is International Day of Happiness. What we really need is ...
Creating Space - Before we speak or give our "wise suggestions" to another, perhaps we ought to get to know them a little. Make sure that we understand a bit about their culture and the things they deal with on a daily basis
Typically when I read a book slowly, like this, it's because I am having trouble grasping the truth and I am not wanting to accept it. (ouch!) Thankfully, I am getting it. Read on!
Hate is strong and mocks the song 🙁 Do you hear the sound of Christmas bells this season? Sadly, 2019 this has been the Christmas song on my mind. I look at the headlines and watch the news. It saddens me that we must be at each other's throats. We can't seem to find anything … Continue reading I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
Is your heart prepared? "Live by the Spirit . . . The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control." Galatians 5:16,22-23 It seems that once we have finished with Thanksgiving, we are suddenly barreling headlong toward Christmas. At times it can feel like we're on a runaway … Continue reading Prepare for The Coming of the Lord
Finding joy in the hard places; chronic pain
we have no control of where or how the storms come in our lives. It may barrel straight through or slow and pass by.
When I’m pondering the possibility of veering off course in some small way, I remember the faithful example of Elisabeth Elliot, #LegacyLinkUp
Are you feeling loved today? Consider Roman's 8:38 What can come between us and the love of God’s Anointed? Can troubles, hardships, persecution, hunger, poverty, danger, or even death? The answer is, absolutely nothing. In this mean and evil world, it's hard to keep our hearts and souls from becoming singed by the fire. I … Continue reading Loved or Unloved – That is the Question