I actually love the week in-between the Christmas and New Year celebrations. The emphasis on true love–agape, sacrificial love–is the perfect backdrop for the New Year. And the New Year doesn’t feel like starting over…it feels like a fresh start. And it is! The truth is every day is fresh and new. We don’t need the calendar to move us forward…but it sure does help focus eyes on the future, doesn’t it? Today–the last day of the year–is the perfect time to put everything at the foot of the Cross. Box it all up! The good and the … Continue reading Fresh Start
Just like the important individuals in our lives, circumstances and traumatic events of life shape us. What one finds traumatic, another may not; this is personal feeling and is not right or wrong. Healing comes by placing the past in the … Continue reading Fresh Look at the Past
What is your family story? Gather the stories as you gather for the holidays! Continue reading What’s Your Family Story?
Individual Design Intuitively we recognize differences in people. We see natural tendencies, areas of giftedness and weaknesses. Education, experience and personality traits shape designs. In the Church we speak of ‘spiritual gifts,’ understanding that Scripture is clear God gives gifts … Continue reading Divinely Designed & Equipped
Growing up spiritually takes a plan. When I accepted Christ as Lord–as opposed to receiving a ticket out of hell–I had trouble finding folks who could articulate the Way. They told me ‘read the Bible,’ ‘do this’ and ‘do that.’ … Continue reading Growing Up in Christ
Would you like to explore the tool of spiritual journaling for yourself?
You don’t have to be a writer! You simply have to want to hear from God!
Classes are forming now! An online option will be available. Continue reading Spiritual Journaling
Character is described aptly as ‘who you are when no one is looking.’ Christianity is no a self-improvement project but we represent Christ. In fact, we are being transformed into His image. Knowing what HE looks like, helps us … Continue reading Growing Spiritual Fruit
Too often, we follow the example of Cain, relying on ourselves, promoting our efforts and preferences. The results he produced are ours: the destruction of others and us. Continue reading Growing in Unity
Christmas creates more expectations than most any other time of the year. We are tempted to cram all our hopes for mankind into our celebrations. That sets us up for conflict and disappointment. “Joy to the world” is what we long … Continue reading Exceeding Expectations
Heartsong Ministry grows in beauty as others participate and sing their unique song. The Glory Glimpse News is a quarterly email to share the growth of the ministry. Would you become a part of growing the Kingdom one soul at … Continue reading Glory Glimpse News