Lessons from my “whole-hearted” kid

Lessons from my “whole-hearted” kid

My five-year-old views everything in life as black or white.

Since this kid was two years old he was always all about something. And whatever he was all about, he would run that thing or activity into the ground before moving on to the next big thing. All about trains, all about maps, all about Candy Land, all about bikes… the obsessions move from one big thing to more exciting, better things and his ever-growing, curious mind continues to move like lightening from one interest to another. Read more

Worth An Hour of Your Time

Worth An Hour of Your Time

“And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.  And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:  That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.”

[2 Thessalonians 2:10-12]

Having to prove the existence of God to an atheist is like having to prove the existence of the sun, at noon on a clear day. Yet millions are embracing the foolishness of atheism. Read more

The Blessed Woman: Who is she?

The Blessed Woman: Who is she?

Bless. Blessing. Blessed.

Common words I hear and say a lot. Just walk the aisles of Hobby Lobby and you’ll see variations of this word on plaques, crafts, and home decor. (Only non-Christians use the word lucky 🙂)

Throughout this past year I’ve found myself pondering the words I say. Do I always say what I mean and mean what I say?  Is my mouth filled with spiritual jargon or with heart-felt conversation?  

Bless. Blessing. Blessed.

Woman Reading the Bible.

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Our Source of Peace

Our Source of Peace

depression

This world is crying out, “Peace, peace!” Yet there is still no peace. Only turmoil.

Peace is not just the absence of turmoil. Have you ever experienced a calm before the storm? Eight months ago I remember having that almost eerie calm before the labor pangs begun. I knew indescribable pain was imminent. But just because there was a momentary lull, I was positive it wasn’t going to stay that way. In my head there was still the fear of the unknown. The future, was it going turn out okay? Could I endure the pain? Hey, would we even survive?!

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