The book of James gives guidance that is hard to ignore. It has more than fifty direct commands in just five chapters. James is warning Christians of their behavior because most of them where doing what pleases them, knowing that God will forgive them. This book is about putting our Christianity into action. It teaches […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
She came on to the stage at the 2017 Oscars with a level of elegance that was second to none. Her hair was perfectly coiffed. Her blue dress brilliantly graced her body. Her skin exuded a beauty that transcended the blush, eye shadow, and lip stick. The standing ovation that met her was surely a sight […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I have a confession – finally (this blog post has been sitting in my draft box for days). 2016 was sometimes frustrating to my very soul. Yes, this Christian lady is venting a bit, but I’ll explain my sheer frustration in a moment. Along with many of you, I prayed that the will of God prevail mightily […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
God takes care of his own. Have a great week… The Lord Is My Shepherd A Psalm of David. Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. 3 He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I was 18 years old and college life had gotten the best of me. I wanted to be an amazing cardiac care nurse who helped people nurture their hearts back to good health. But independence tasted way too good for this sheltered church girl who wanted more than anything to be free of rules, curfews, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Routines have arguably been up for debate as something identified as boring, predictable, or robotic. Many applaud the spontaneity of life, as routines place restrictions on their need to be “free” in a world full of rules, laws, and governmental order. I get it myself. Spontaneity can be the key to success in many areas of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
My Story “Is he staring at me? Why is he staring at me? I guess because he likes me. But WAIT – he has a girlfriend.” A year later my crush broke up with his girlfriend. He was still staring at me intensely every time our paths crossed. I initially saw this as a sign […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Jeremiah 1:5,8 states: “Before I made you in your mother’s womb, I chose you. Before you were born, I set you apart for a special work. Don’t be afraid of anyone, because I am with you to protect you,” says the Lord. Many are born and raised in Christian families, but as they grow […]Continue Reading... 5 Comments.
Mark 10:17-22 (NLT) 17 As Jesus was starting out on his way to Jerusalem, a man came running up to him, knelt down, and asked, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 18 “Why do you call me good?” Jesus asked. “Only God is truly good.19 But to answer your question, you know the […]Continue Reading... 9 Comments.
The ability to choose our favorite pair of high heel shoes, handbag, or lip gloss color may be options at our finger tips today. What freedom we have in our selections as we make such choices based on our mood, feelings, and cravings. We aren’t stuck inside a box, as we have the […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.