Writing this post has been on my calendar...long before the recent outburst of the coronavirus swept across the world. While I meant for it to apply to any situation where you find yourself waiting for God’s divine intervention, I’d certainly say it applies to the seemingly frozen hands of time while the world is being... Continue Reading →
Does God Care?
If you’re reading this post I’d be willing to bet that you’re wrestling with this question. I don’t know about your background or belief, and whether you would plainly state this question in the same way as I have done, but I do believe it is a question that many of us ask at some... Continue Reading →
God Likes to Give Good Gifts
If you are new to this blog, welcome to the adventure! In this exploration section of the blog, we dig into God’s word to discover truths about certain topics. In several related posts, we explored what the Bible has to say about guarding your heart as well as filtering the desires of your heart. Keeping... Continue Reading →
How Do You Guard Your Soul?
When my daughter was a toddler she liked to watch Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. One morning she was in her routine, wearing her Minnie Mouse dress, of course, swaying back and forth to the music while being laser-focused on the screen. She made the mistake of setting down the sausage biscuit she had been nibbling on.... Continue Reading →
The Fear of God
Part of the mission of this blog is to help readers like you explore what it is you believe and walk you through God’s word so that you can stand on a firm foundation of faith. Maybe you already have a firm foundation of faith...great! Then this material will simply serve as a good reminder... Continue Reading →
The Love of God
Welcome to the exploration part of this blog! In this section I invite you to read along and seek answers to some difficult questions. In my post Does God Care?, readers like you are challenged to explore and pinpoint what it is they believe especially as it relates to God and His written Word. This... Continue Reading →
The Power of Desire
When was the last time you let your mind wander and just dream? Picture being in a hammock. It’s slightly swaying back and forth with the melody of a gentle breeze. You close your eyes. What do you see? Perhaps you don’t let yourself experience the wonder of your imagination anymore. Why? Is it because... Continue Reading →
What is Contentment?
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you just weren’t happy? Has anyone told you to just be satisfied? Have you longed for peace? Maybe you have experienced something similar to me. During the difficult seasons of my life, these were questions on my mind...and it began a search for contentment. Honestly, I... Continue Reading →
Follow Jesus: What is Discipleship?
Have you ever thought that discipleship was meant for someone else...like ministry leaders or one of those super-Christians? Do you want to participate in discipleship but just don’t know where to get started? Are you afraid at the thought of it? Or do you admit that you have no idea what it is? If any... Continue Reading →
The Adventure of Yes
I feel like Bilbo Baggins at the moment returning from a long unexpected journey and attempting to write an update! I am so thankful that you aren’t like the Hobbits in Bilbo’s community presuming me to be dead and auctioning off all my stuff! Yes, I am alive and well…and very grateful to be reporting... Continue Reading →
Faith, Family, Friends, Fur, & Festivities.
These are the things that made 2020 special to me! God's word says in all things give thanks...what made your year one to remember? https://videopress.com/v/zoDhGByS?preloadContent=metadata
Living in Faith During the Wait
Writing this post has been on my calendar…long before the recent outburst of the coronavirus swept across the world. While I meant for it to apply to any situation where you find yourself waiting for God’s divine intervention, I’d certainly say it applies to the seemingly frozen hands of time while the world is being... Continue Reading →
Bowl of Yellow M&Ms
Several years ago my husband and I were treated to a week’s stay at Wind River Ranch in Estes Park, Colorado just outside of Rocky Mountain National Park. Wind River Ranch is a Christian hospitality ministry. The week we visited was a week when the ranch rolled out the red carpet for a limited number... Continue Reading →
Hello Autumn! The holiday spirit is in the air and soon to be upon us…Fall Break, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Christmas. In the nonprofit world and somewhere sandwiched in between all of the ribbons, festivities, and chaos is a single day, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, dedicated solely for charitable giving…it’s called Giving Tuesday. It’s on... Continue Reading →
No Passport Required
Tropical paradise. This was the recent venue for my husband and I to disconnect alone in the sands of serenity for the first time since our honeymoon. I didn’t realize how much we needed the rest until we began our journey home and the weight of the world began to creep back onto our shoulders.... Continue Reading →