It amazes me how the devotionals that I have shared over the years are timeless and necessary. I have talked about checking your motives on Periscope and with some co-workers. This post always seems to come to mind but today, I thought it was important to share. Please enjoy this post that was originally posted … More Check Your Motives
I was talking to my work twin recently about a friend of hers whose religious beliefs are different than my work twin. Something that she said about her friend really challenged me as a Christian. This person stated that her friend was “devout” in her practice of her religion. While she was in awe of … More My Faith is Not an Accessory
Have you ever had your integrity called into question and felt pressured to give the answer that was expected rather than the actual truth? Like most people, my child has been challenged in the past in telling the truth when he thinks he is going to get into trouble. (Please don’t act like you have … More Lying For the Truth
1 Samuel 16:7 But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at his physical stature, because I have refused him. For the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” Before David was anointed to be king … More Hidden in the Shadows: It’s Nice to Be Seen
They say change is good but they didn’t say that it can be scary. I know that God has not given me the spirit of fear but sometimes the thought of change is scary. The unknown worries me and I would be lying if I said something different. As I make another transition in my … More Confession: My Future Scares the Heck Out of Me!
As I am strolling through peeking in on my friends on Facebook, a friend posted a piece of one of my favorite scriptures, Romans 8:28. “All things.” That is all that he posted. My fingers almost tripped over themselves as I typed my response. “That means the good and the bad…” Those words were borrowed … More The Good and the Bad Works
When I think of the above question it makes me think about the story that I heard as a little girl about a man who was in a flood. This man began to pray for God to save him from this situation. As the story is told an old man comes by to ask him … More Why Won’t God Help Me?
2 Timothy 2:15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. From the age when I really started to pay attention in church I can remember my pastor say, “Have your Bible out and read along…I may read it wrong.” My late pastor … More Study the Bible for Yourself
Before this year I would not join the group of people doing the six-month check in on my goals but this year is different. Three days into the New Year I had a rollover of which I survived with no physical scratches. A few months later my house was broken into and they stole my … More Regrouping for What’s Next
Matthew 6:26 Look at the birds of the air, for they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? A few years ago I worked for a healthcare organization in a union position that was beginning to do layoffs. I was … More You Can Let It Go! God’s Got It!