Month: January 2017

How to Savor a Life: Overcoming? Me??

  Don’t let evil conquer you, but conquer evil by doing good. – Romans 12:21  Conquer = to overcome or take control of a person or place Seems to me that this would be the greatest desire of… Read More

Sunday Scripture: 1/15/17

The Lord merely spoke, and the heavens were created. He breathed the word, and all the stars were born. – Psalm 33:6 Photo by Kiwi Tom If you have been helped by this post and think it could… Read More

Recommendation Saturday: Breathe On Us

  Then he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit. – John 20:22 Are you feeling a bit stuck lately? Maybe what you need is to remember Whose hand covers you.   If you have been… Read More

Whose Blog Is This, Anyway?

Commit everything you do to the Lord. Trust him, and he will help you. – Psalm 37:5 Sunday morning, in Bible class, we were reading the account of Moses striking the rock for water to come forth. It… Read More

But My Story Isn’t Shiny…

Sometimes it feels like we should keep silent… those of us whose stories aren’t flowery and full of rainbows. Those of us who needed Jesus with a desperation that most will never know. Those of us whose struggles… Read More

A Review of “America the Strong”, by William J. Bennett and John Cribb

I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. Ask God to help them; intercede on their behalf, and give thanks for them.  Pray this way for kings and all who are in authority so that… Read More

How to Sav(or) a Life: Unwrap Your Gift. Yes, You.

In his grace, God has given us different gifts for doing certain things well. So if God has given you the ability to prophesy, speak out with as much faith as God has given you. If your gift… Read More

Sunday Scripture: 1/8/17

But someone may well say, “You have faith and I have works; show me your faith without the works, and I will show you my faith by my works.” You believe that God is one. You do well;… Read More

Recommendation Saturday: A Smile is Under-Rated

“So don’t be afraid, little flock. For it gives your Father great happiness to give you the Kingdom.” – Luke 12:32 It’s true. A smile is way under-rated. Take some time out today to just soak in the sweetness… Read More

From No Plan To A Good Plan

The Lord will work out his plans for my life— for your faithful love, O Lord, endures forever. Don’t abandon me, for you made me. – Psalm 138:8 Don’t abandon me, for you made me. Ok, I’ll just… Read More