What is Love?

Faith Hope Love

God answered the question for us over and over again.  I have heard it a million times, but have I really listened?  I just wanted to share a little trick a friend taught… 4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it […]

Rejection and Forgiveness

Prayer

I came across this quote recently and couldn’t help but take notice.   “When you forgive, you heal your own anger and hurt and are able to let love lead again.  Its like spring cleaning for your heart.” -Marco Schimoff I sorta dismissed it because I generally disagree with the concept of “healing thyself”.  But dismissing it right […]

Forever Reign

Hillsong Lyrics to Forever Reign

I volunteer at my church’s youth group.  There are a few reasons why this is completely ridiculous. 1. I am old. 2. I am exhausted. 3. Being hip is apparently a cool thing and not someone calling me fat.  Not that anyone has called me fat.  To my face. But there are a also a […]

Whole World vs. Soul

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I just wanted to share a story with you that really touched my heart.  I hope it will yours as well!     Not a lot of press coverage was given to the tough Argentine golfer Robert De Vincenzo, but one story from his life shows his greatness as a person. After winning a tournament, De Vincenzo […]

Family Holiday Gatherings: A Biblical Perspective

Hebrew 12:14 Strive for Peace!

I love Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Having hubby home, the spirit behind the seasons, the amazing food… its all enough to make me dream about these holidays for weeks before hand. But there is another side to gatherings, one that can be sometimes stressful. The truth is sometimes we just dont get along. I’ve been thinking a lot […]

Love is Patient… Right?

Love Always Believes the Best in Others

I came across this “Love” passage for kids from the Adventure Bible.  My kids really like this Bible! We were reading 1 Corithinans passage last night, the famous one you hear at weddings. “Love is Patient, Love is kind…” This Adventure Bible had a little different take on it, and for some reason it really […]

I Believe in Him

Biblical Truth

Every hope. Every prayer. Every promise. Every. Word. You may also like: Dropping By My Own Blog Trying to Live a Life:Beautiful your name 10,000 Reasons

Happiness

Quote from C. S. Lewis

I saw this quote today.   It was the equivalent of a lightening bolt to my heart. Where does my happiness come from?   You may also like: Roots and Wings Faith and Favortism An Idea UPDATED inspiring faith

Do It Anyway

"Do It Anyway" by Mother Teresa

I have often reflected on this poem by Mother Teresa.  And today, as I find myself getting caught up in the “first” parts of these thoughts, I want to remind myself to focus on the second. And do it anyway.   Do It Anyway People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If […]

10,000 Reasons

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I love worship music.  Old classics to new, contemporary tunes.  Anything!   Its all… well.  Its all music to my ears.   This song resonates with me so profoundly right now.   This song does something to me.  I have never been one to raise up my hands in church, never been able to just fall on […]

The American Bible Challenge

Do you like Biblical trivia?  Are you a wiz whenever Bible questions come up? You have got to check out this new show that is starting on GSN! It is being hosted by Jeff Foxworthy, of ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5th GRADER fame. (and also “you might be a redneck if…” fame for me. […]

Gratitude

  “Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others.” Colossians 3:13 NLT This verse is speaking heavy to me today!   All photos are taken on my phone unless otherwise indicated.  The verse is a reflection of what is on my […]

Gratitude

  “I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.” Galatians 2:20 NASB   All photos are […]

Gratitude

  “Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching” Proverbs 1:8 NIV Lord, thank you for trusting me to be a mother!  Thank you for my beautiful children and for the joy and teaching they bring!     All photos are taken on my phone unless otherwise indicated.  The verse is […]

Gratitude

  “This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, a hope both sure and steadfast and one which enters within the veil” Hebrews 6:19 NASB   All photos are taken on my phone unless otherwise indicated.  The verse is a reflection of what is on my heart. You may also like: Gratitude Gratitude […]

Gratitude

“Yet God has made everything beautiful for its own time. He has planted eternity in the human heart, but even so, people cannot see the whole scope of God’s work from beginning to end.” Ecclesiastes 3:11 NLT All photos are taken on my phone unless otherwise indicated.  The verse is a reflection of what is […]

Gratitude

“He will not falter or lose heart until justice prevails throughout the earth. Even distant lands beyond the sea will wait for his instruction.” Isaiah 42:4 NLT There will be justice on earth!   All photos are taken on my phone unless otherwise indicated.  The verse is a reflection of what is on my heart. […]

Gratitude

“He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” Micah 6:8 NIV Act justly. Love mercy. Walk humbly. (I needed that!)   All photos are taken on my phone unless otherwise indicated.  The […]

Gratitude

“I  cling to you; your strong right hand holds me securely.” Psalm 63:8 NLT   All photos are taken on my phone unless otherwise indicated.  The verse is a reflection of what is on my heart. You may also like: Gratitude Gratitude Intentional Gratitude Intentional Gratitude

Gratitude

“Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?” Matthew 6:26 NIV   All photos are taken on my phone unless otherwise indicated.  The verse is a reflection of what is […]