But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourself. For if you listen to the word and don’t obey, it is like glancing at your face in a mirror. You see yourself, walk away, and forget what you look like. But if you look carefully [...]
Let change start with me. Let it begin in my heart.
Don't lose focus. We have a mission. The world is watching.
Do not delay what you need to do today.
Covid-19. It’s a bit like a curse word to me. I have had enough social distancing to last me a lifetime. I think… I could list a million negative impacts from this pandemic but to skip over the positive would not do justice to how God has been moving among us. It is always easy [...]
Justice is a heavy topic and has many implications for our world today. I wish to keep things simple, because I am simple! Justice, in our minds, implies fairness, or getting what one deserves. It is the act of making something fair or right. We see this in our judicial system when a criminal is [...]
This is hard for me to admit, but I have had some limitations in my life when it comes to God. You know what I mean, right? Those things we automatically decide we will never do, and God would never ask because He knows we don’t want to do them. Am I the only one? [...]
Cooper’s Rock State Park, one of our new-found hiking destinations. Although we have known of its presence since we moved to West Virginia almost 3 years ago, we never visited…until last week. Now I’m addicted. Hiking is so close at hand! I can be on a trail in under 30 minutes. I went trail hiking [...]
We have to respond to things that life brings our way on a daily basis. We respond to questions, problems, injustices, and the way others behave. Some would simply say this is our reaction, but reactions don’t always include response. I can hear something that stirs me without responding. Yet, response is part of life. [...]
I have a small addiction. I admit it. My drug of choice is coffee. A socially acceptable drug of course, fueled by my morning need for a boost of caffeine and my evening desire for a warm, relaxing, beverage. Like most addicts, I have someone who enables me. My oldest daughter is a barista at [...]