Satan is a deceptive angel. He is powerful. Each step away from Choosing God creates greater captivity. The work of walking in faith increases with each choice we make that is contrary to the will of God…but it doesn’t have to be so hard! Jesus overcame the world. He offers victory. No one is separated … More CHOICES matter
My animals often reveal things in my heart that I can easily manage or bury in day-to-day living. Yesterday was Gretchen’s turn to clean out my heart. It was hot and the week had been long and busy. I planned to stop by for a quick pat on the nose and a weight measurement … More Cleaning out the heart
“This place is a wasteland. Send them on, Jesus. There’s not enough here to meet our needs…let alone their needs.” Do you ever look around your world and feel like that? The problems and the heartaches seem too big. The resources too meager. You’ve seen miracles…seen Jesus work but now you are tired. That’s … More It’s too much. We can’t do it.
God created us for relationship–and family is intended to be the safe place for learning and practicing relationship skills. We become our very best…and relate our very best to others…when we know who we are designed to be and how to live fully in Christ! What we learn only in our heads can be difficult … More Family – training for relationship
BULLYING Current statistics indicate half of school-age children report having been bullied in the past month. A strong link exists between bullying and suicide–the leading cause of death for young people. Bullying is an increasing problem, but it isn’t a new problem nor is it confined to schools. Businesses bully, politicians bully, police bully, minorities … More Bunnies are Bullies
Love is not in very good shape in our world, is it? Hateful, despicable words are common. This world has a filter of self-indulgence, self-defense and self-promotion. Sadly, it is a filter used by religious folks as much as political leaders. In contrast, the filter of love is the character of God. The silver lining … More Condition of Love
“There is no beauty in domination. Control is a cheap substitute for partnership.” Anna Blake Relationships matter! We have shared before some principles taught in an equine coaching program that offer solid wisdom for our human connections. In a relationship: If it’s not good for both, it’s not good for either. A healthy relationship … More Building Relationships
Confusion is a tool of the enemy. God is a God of order and peace. He says what He means, He means what He says…and He offers us a choice to believe it or not. Our choices have consequences. We live in a confused and chaotic world because so many choose not to believe what … More Do you live a divided life?
The Serenity Prayer…do you remember it? Serenity to accept what can’t be changed. Courage to change what can be changed. Wisdom to know the difference. Often, we fall into self-pity instead of choosing to accept responsibility for what we CAN change! That keeps us from ever reaching serenity…or developing courage. Instead of seeking wisdom–which begins with … More The Power of Choice & Change
Heartsong Ministries presents: FIT FAITH POOL PARTIES WaterART© is not ‘just’ water aerobics…it is functional fitness! Want some exercises to do in your pool this summer? Why not invite some friends and host a Fit Faith Pool Party. Working out in the water makes the work of daily life easier…and working out in the … More Faith in the Pool?