Like many, in this time of ‘social distancing,’ my heart longs for connection. It isn’t really a new longing. Feeling like a mis-fit is common for me. But COVID-19 has given me a new appreciation for connectedness. It’s truly helped me understand the beauty of Church in a much deeper way. ‘The church is not … More Will Covid-19 Change the Church?
Do you have any wounds from the battle of life…maybe a battle scar or two? Life is hard and hurts unavoidable. Today, my doves offer us some new insights on wounds. A couple weeks ago, I came home to three wounded doves. There were slashes on their necks and at the top of their wings. … More Dove Notes – Wounded by the Enemy
Faith is the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews 11). Did you see that?! Faith is EVIDENCE! That is an incredibly powerful truth. Faith is not a wishy, washy hope; it is evidence. Faith is a foundation to build your life on. Faith is also a powerful motivator and fuel. Acting on what we believe is … More Do you have evidence?
Waiting is a common – and usually unwelcome – experience. We certainly dislike waiting for the results of lab tests or phone calls, but even waiting for good things frustrates us. Our minds fix on what we do not have yet, making us unable to enjoy what we do have. Doing that is a waste of … More Worship-filled Waiting
This piece is actually an entry in the Faithwriters Writing Challenge. I highly recommend gathering with other writers to learn and grow. The monthly group that meets in Chester is open to any who are interested. Faithwriters is a lovely site and numerous on-line writing groups exist. Together, we learn to share the insights and … More Forgetting Doesn’t Nullify
Christ in me gives purpose to life! It gives abundance to my days and produces eternal results. … More Christ in me – Living My Purpose
It’s a common question…a quest many embark on. Have you found your purpose? … More What is my purpose?
While there’s a cry in every heart to be uniquely valued–to be loved, there’s a competing cry to blend in and not to draw attention to yourself (unless there’s something about yourself you think will give you attention you really want). High school & college students are a great example…in any gathering of students, hair, make-up … More Blending In or Called Out?
Welcome to this little dove mini-series! There are two pieces prior to this, so if you would like to start at the beginning, these links will open in a new page. Dove Notes – Intro Dove Note – Do you hear me? Today, the dove note focuses on ‘Cleaning Up!’ Doves are messy. Mine live … More Dove Notes – Life’s Messy
Welcome Back! If you missed the intro to this little series of lessons from my doves, visit here. The first Dove Note God sent through my doves was this: “I enjoy conversation!” TRUTH: DOVES ARE SOCIAL! Sometimes I will awaken in the middle of the night and hear my doves chattering to one another. Their … More Dove Note – Do you hear me?