Jesus can take something broken, filthy, despised, and decrepit and make it new, fresh, and beautiful.
A new series started this week at our church titled Resolved. I love it! We could all use a little more resolve in our life. Think about the implications of this word! Merriam-Webster lists as one possible definition, "to reach a firm decision about something." Imagine the impact we could have on our marriages, families, [...]
I am broken. If you do not know me, I can assure you it is true. There are times I may be smiling and engaged. At times this is just my effort to be a part of what is occurring around me. At other times I am completely closed off and this is also a [...]
1 John 4:7 - Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. I am a thinker. I think and analyze and then think some more. I try to figure things out. Lately, I have spent a lot of time thinking about [...]
I recently planted some flowers outside. When you plant something, say a seed, it peeks out of the soil and the roots begin to grow down (firmly rooted) in the earth. The more the plant grows or is built up, the deeper the roots grow. When a storm comes, and they always do, the plant [...]
Relational struggles are part of life. When we begin to see them for what they really are, they are easier to accept and manage.
Proverbs 14:1 - "The wise woman builds her house, but the foolish tears it down with her own hands." Yesterday was Mother’s Day. Truth is, all women are mothers in the broadest sense, even if they do not have children. A mother is made when something is birthed and nurtured. Usually, this is a child, [...]