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
I saw something yesterday that said, “What would you tell your younger self?” A very thought-provoking question for New Year’s Eve… Many of the responses were predictable and pretty generic: “Don’t go on that date.” “Don’t take that job.” “Don’t marry that man.” “Have more fun. Take more chances.” Do this. Do that. Don’t do … More Hold on…and Let go
I’m not going to lie. I was quite aggravated earlier today. I’ve spent practically the entire day doing college assignments. There were so many other things I needed to be doing, and even more that I wanted to be doing. I thought my days of spending Saturdays in front of a computer screen or with … More Plot Twists
As I was teaching Sunday School this morning, I looked around the room and saw the faces of an 11, 13, and 14 year old. It hit me that none of these children were alive the day airplanes became weapons and more things were broken than just buildings. Lives were broken, many families were broken, … More Remembering 9/11…Fifteen Years Later