Welcome, friends! I have taken liberties to adorn the story Luke tells in 7:36-50. Linking up with Five Minute Friday. Word prompt is INVITE which brought me right to this real woman who anointed Our Messiah. She was not invited: Luke 7:37 When a certain immoral woman from that city heard he was eating there, … Continue reading The Not Invited Woman: A Short Story
Good morning, Friends, My friend pointed out a significant missed word in the first sentence of yesterday's blog. So thankful for friends who let us know our mistakes! I updated the site but wanted you all to receive emails to have the correction. The first sentence should read: You probably already know that following Jesus … Continue reading Correction on Yesterday’s Post
Jeremiah 10:13 When he speaks in the thunder, the heavens roar with rain. He causes the clouds to rise over the earth. He sends the lightening with the rain and releases the wind from his storehouses. Go: The words we speak Sometimes seep From the soul’s darkness buried deep “Where did that come from?” … Continue reading Speak: A Poem
The wheel of life is a mosaic. Moments packed with frustrations, lamentations and negotiations. There’s the mountain-highs in our heart glowing in wild color. And the everyday work that carries an illusion of boredom but boasts of opportunity. All spread out like a fan. Birth and death will meet after many turns. How we receive … Continue reading Wheel of Life: #FiveMinuteFriday
Collecting seashells along the shore Ridged edges, tiny chips Slathered with salty seaweed But the beauty in a shell Does not lie in perfection, Scars of the sea, The rolling, trolling waves Erupt with violent force Then lay flat with a peace Only God can provide Be kind to your shell. So wonderfully are you … Continue reading Beauty is the Collection: A Short Poem
Have you ever felt His favor? Been undeniably blessed from above? I love my Jesus who hears our prayers before we speak them, who takes on any amount of broken to mend, whose love reaches far beyond the physical world. Being with Him is a blessing, a life like no other, a panacea, a peace. … Continue reading My Jesus, My Blessing: Five Minute Friday
Welcome back to the place where we dive into the things that matter. Today's post is in honor of my mom, the flighty woman who went before me. She showed me how to have humor about yourself. EnJOY! Full Brain Syndrome … if you are new here, FBS is a condition describing your brain on … Continue reading FBS: It’s Just Me
Welcome back! I pray your day is full of moments that count. This post speaks frankly to anyone struggling with the temptations unique to the summer season. Here on this blog, we chat about the stuff that really matters. If there is a topic near and dear to your heart you want to see here, … Continue reading Summer Temptations
Before my story begins, a note to my readers: Whether you are here for the first time or have been visiting each week, my hope is that you find, hear, feel or see Jesus somewhere in these words. To a new follower, I recently said not every post will speak to you, but keep seeking! … Continue reading My First Sunrise Service in His Sun
Let this prayer soak into your soul. It is only if we live this life convicted will we make a difference!
May God bless you with a restless discomfort about easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may boldly apply the truth of Christ and love as he loved, from deep within your heart.
May God bless you with holy anger at injustice, oppression, and exploitation of people, so that you may work for peace, justice and freedom and demonstrate that true peace comes only in Christ.
May God bless you with the gift of tears to shed for those who suffer from pain, rejection, starvation, or the loss of all that they cherish, so that you might comfort them and, in so doing, point them to the Great Comforter, Jesus Christ, the only One who truly transforms sorrow into joy.
May God bless you with enough faith to believe that you really can make a difference in this world, so that you are able, with God’s grace in…
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