Pivot! Have a Fresh Start!

Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. –Philippians 1:6 A story is told about a factory burning […]

Do the Right Thing Anyway!

Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you full–pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount […]

Don’t Quit!

Gal.6:9 reminds us, “And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.” Let me remind you:  Don’t Give Up!!! Yes, this is […]

With a Little Help From My Friends

“Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ.”   Gal. 6:2 It is interesting that Jesus trained his disciples to think of themselves as a community, not as individuals trying to […]

Beyond!!

As it says in Ephesians 3:20, God really is,  “…able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think…” God continually goes beyond my expectations.  I saw this once again as my husband Brian […]

Don’t Quit!

Don’t Quit. There are no guarantees or perfect formulas in life and relationships! Every living and breathing person knows this.  It’s a mistake to believe that Christians and Christian families are “safe.”  Christians can be […]

Does Anybody notice Me? Does Anybody Care?

And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage […]

Making Good Decisions

Proverbs 2:6  “For the Lord gives wisdom; from His mouth come knowledge and understanding.” The book of Proverbs has much to say about making decisions.    Here are a few good (common sense) questions to ask […]

Disappointment

Disappointment – What a dramatic word. According to the dictionary disappointment is, “sadness or displeasure caused by the nonfulfillment of one’s hopes or expectations.” All of us have encountered it, felt its pain and some […]

Becoming a Pearl

Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature […]