My college BFF and I were driving home from our other BFF's wedding in my bright red '99 Volkswagen beetle, reminiscing about the special weekend we had spent as her bridesmaids and reflecting on our lives in general. It was one of those good long talks that only happen on road trips with the ones… Continue reading What happened the day I doubted…
"When Jesus had tasted it, he said, "It is finished!" Then he bowed his head and released his spirit." John 19:30 This is the verse I saw all over social media today. It is our write it out verse of the day as well. But what did Jesus really mean when he said this,… Continue reading It is finished.
It's one of those "church" words that you don't understand until you put it to practice. We don't ever use it, until we talk about Jesus. “I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can… Continue reading Abiding
"In the same way, anyone who holds on to life just as it is destroys that life. But if you let it go, reckless in your love, you’ll have it forever, real and eternal.” John 12:25 MSG It's been the Christian fad verse for the past few years- the topic so many top… Continue reading Reckless in Your Love
"This happened so the power of God could be seen in him." John 9:3 We all have it. That one thorn in our side, that one impossible character flaw, that one health issue that threatens to steal our joy. And we have probably all asked God the question: WHY? Why do I have to… Continue reading Blind-Sighted
Yesterday I took a break from the world. Well, social media at least. And this morning I have a confession to make: It was AMAZING! My heart feels so free and light after taking the whole day away to seek Jesus with every free second that I had. Don't get me wrong, I didn't have… Continue reading More Jesus.
I have never planted flower bulbs in the fall that push through the ground with budding brilliance in the spring. But I know the drill. The school kids have come by with their fundraiser sheets to purchase the bulbs and I always kindly reply, "Sorry, I don't garden." (I can't even keep a cactus alive).… Continue reading Life-Giving Words, Beautiful Gardens