I have heard a lot of talk lately in Spiritual Discussions about “indifference”.   What is indifference?  According to Saint Ignatius, indifference does not mean that you do not have a preference for a sunny […]

Christmas…Food…For the Soul

Jesus said, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry again.” John 6:35 With Christmastime, usually comes lots of good food. Christmas candy, cookies, cakes, pies, and Christmas dinner […]

I Found What I Was Looking For!

Experiencing God in Worship Early in our marriage, we began to be gripped by worship- especially Brian.   There were very few worship tapes out back then.  Do you remember Maranatha cassette tapes?  Those are the […]

“The Lord inhabits the praises of His people.”  Psalm 22:3

One of our main goals when we come to church is to experience God…to be encouraged by God!  To be refreshed, renewed – – by the Presence of God! When Brian and I were first […]

Help Us Pray

“In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.”(Romans 8:26) Prayer is simply […]

Breaking the Chains

The movie, A “Christmas Carol” based on the book written by Charles Dickens is a favorite holiday classic about redemption. The scene when Jacob Marley’s ghost appears to Ebenezer Scrooge, Marley is laden down with heavy chains […]

A Better Mind!

We were made to think about something bigger, better, richer than ourselves. Dallas Willard, a favorite author if mine, said, “We were made to have a mind enthralled with God – – a mind that […]

Why God Why?

Lamenting is not a fun thing to do. How I have cried out to the Lord for answers to my why questions! I have poured out an anxious soul, with the hope that the pain […]

Faith can be spelled, “R.I.S.K.”

Clarity?  Faith?  Trust? Risk? Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. […]

All My Worry — All My HOPE

So do not worry about tomorrow; it will have enough worries of its own. There is no need to add to the troubles each day brings. Matthew 6:34 (GNT) In theory, this Scripture is easy […]