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?
A single mention of anything in Scripture ought to be paid attention to. But when there are multiple mentions of any one thing, it seems to me God has something important in mind! It piques my interest. Scripture mentions doves over thirty times. Often the context gives great honor to the dove. The most well-known … More Dove Notes – Intro
For all of recorded time, humanity has brazenly used God’s name to affirm its choices. Much like “tagging” a friend on Facebook, we tack God’s name on our activities, thereby implying His presence and approval. From wars to divorces to abortion, we humans audaciously attach His Name to plans and projects His heart never conceived…even … More Tagging God isn’t (always) Aligning with God
Working. Carrying burdens. Struggling to keep up, to carry on. Does it sound like a description of your life? Does it sound like a description of a blessed life? We live in a busy world. Our technology is a blessing and a curse. The more we can get done, the more we feel we must … More Are you busy & burdened? Come.
Labels are a part of our world. They are, in their simplest form, a simple categorization…a tool to simplify the tremendous complexities of life. They are, in their more sinister form a lens that distorts perspective. Studies have confirmed that a ‘labeled’ individual is perceived more according to the label that the presenting facts. Beyond … More Finding out who I am!