Perhaps one of the most misinterpreted verses in the Bible behind Matthew 7:1 (“Judge not, that ye be not judged.”) is Psalm 37:4 ~ “Delight thyself also in the Lord; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.” We hear this verse quoted over and over again to and by people who are … More Did God Promise to Give Us the Desires of Our Heart?
Ah, Snow. As much as I love autumn and all its colors and activities, I also love winter and the lack of activity it brings. We received an early Christmas present in the mountains this weekend…almost a foot of beautiful, wet snow. It was the kind of snow that is perfect for making snowballs and … More Reflections on a Snowy Day
Have you ever wondered what your true calling in life is? What you were born or made to do? Perhaps you’ve found your niche professionally. You have a job you love and really achieve in your role. Maybe you aren’t currently in that place, but you are in the pursuit of it. Maybe your dream … More Made for More
I read something today and one little line stood out to me above all the others: “We do not have a sometimes sovereign God.” I know that word can scare people, but it shouldn’t. It just means “in control.” We do believe that, don’t we? Either God is in control, or He isn’t God. If … More Sometimes Sovereign?
Those of us who have grown up in or been around church have probably all been asked at some point in our lives, “What’s your favorite Bible verse?” It’s a popular question, and my answer has changed many times over the years depending on what I was dealing with or learning at the time. Though … More Higher Thoughts and Perfect Gifts
Before Mother’s Day, we often see posts directed at women who aren’t yet mothers because we realize how difficult that day can be…but what about the guys? We know that men process their feelings and emotions vastly different than we women do, and after nine years of marriage, a lot of times I’m still left … More To my Husband on Father’s Day
Are there certain characters in the Bible in which you can see yourself? I’m not talking about the mental image we conjure up of what their physical appearance may have been, but character or personality similarities. You read a story and cry or laugh or shake your head because that’s something you would do or … More Drowning in the Chaos