I love getting a new version of the Bible. There is something holy and fresh to me about holding a brand new Bible. Opening the cover for the first time, and taking a peek at the insides. As a book lover and word crafter, I can appreciate a pretty cover, fantastic graphics or eye catching … More cover lover or lover of the Word?
Words have the power to bless, uproot, encourage, surgically impact or curse. Sometimes all in the same day. And when words are both your primary love language and part of your job, words can pierce far beyond the speaker’s intention. There is One, however, who knows the power of words. He not only inspired the … More what a Word
I am hardwired to be optimistic. It takes a lot to get me down… usually a combination of illness/injury, eating poorly & not sleeping enough. But like you, every day something tries to undermine my hope: I am married to a wonderful man, who tends to be more of an Eeyore in nature, mostly due … More lasting hope
One of the most wonder-filled aspects to being Yours is seeing Your Promises come alive in my life. I love digging deep into Your Word, because not only do I find You there, I discover just how much You have done for me! This verse jumped out this morning. And I realized it was true. … More wonder at Your ways
While shepherds watched Their flocks by night All seated on the ground The angel of the Lord came down And glory shone around And glory shone around God decided to let the lowly know before the mighty that Good News was just around the corner in the Christmas story. Notice the angel didn’t show up … More While Shepherds Watched…
Your courage matters: that you pray instead of panic, love instead of hate, help instead of hide. Live a sermon people are dying to hear. -Beth Moore In light of all the war, terrorism and natural disasters, how to you keep hopeful and courageous in the storms? Quite honestly, left to my own devices, I … More Living Word
The Bible is full of people who didn’t get it right the first time. People who ended up broken & down on their luck. Those who betrayed, wounded & ridiculed one another. And God loves each one. In this age where society raises people up to high pedestals and assists in crashing them down when … More second hand and broken