Daily routines. We all have them. Coffee, before I even open my eyes. Take a shower. Brush my teeth. Make sure my kids do the same. My mornings are so scripted, you could almost set your clock by them. (Right down to the part where I'm running around proclaiming that I'm late...again.) I am so … Continue reading Staying connected
Once you have accepted Jesus Christ as your personal savior, your eternity is sealed and he has prepared a place for you in heaven. Of this you can be sure. Unfortunately, even God's own children can rob themselves of the peace and joy he desires to give them. Even the children of God can be … Continue reading Habitual sin
There are a lot of places in scripture where God gives us an earthly example of a heavenly concept to help us understand him. One of my favorites is when the curtain in the inner sanctuary of the temple tore at the moment of Jesus' death on the cross. Then Jesus uttered another loud cry … Continue reading Nothing can separate us
Throughout the Bible God reminds his people to have hope. He promises that if we can trust in him - we will see that the outcomes in our life will be good. But how do we make sense of that when bad things happen? How do we keep the faith when we feel as though … Continue reading When it makes no earthly sense
Sometimes God makes it obvious when he's trying to tell me something. Last week I wrote about the "hamster wheel" - and a little about working and resting. But apparently I didn't get what God wanted me to out of it because he brought it to mind again today. With more of a focus on … Continue reading Rest…really!