I just found this in my draft box. It's a list of blessings God provided when we purchased our house in Indiana. I started writing it close to three years ago. I never finished my list, but thought I'd share what I have anyway. Bilco doors. If you don't know what they are, picture Twister … Continue reading Lonesome Pine God Moments
Learning to Be Like Jesus
Failures and experiences are two of life’s greatest teachers. Here is my journey of learning to be set apart for the purpose of living a holy life, dedicated and pleasing to God.
Bad News Can’t Keep Me Down
For the righteous will never be moved... He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the Lord. His heart is steady; he will not be afraid, until [one day] he looks in triumph upon his adversaries!! Psalm 112:6-8 HE IS NOT AFRAID OF BAD NEWS!! Did you hear that? As … Continue reading Bad News Can’t Keep Me Down
I love paraphrasing scripture. A deep understanding of the text is required in order to write an accurate summary. Being able to rewrite the concept in my own words often brings about an understanding that might have otherwise escaped me. Today I was pondering the words of Psalm 107. I've read it many times over … Continue reading Psalm 107
Time or Desire?
"You shall have no other gods before me." What comes to mind when you hear this commandment? Is the golden images, poles and statues of the Old Testament? If it is, I implore you to consider another possibility; the possibility that your own desires become gods in the presence of the true God. 2 Kings … Continue reading Time or Desire?
The greatest desire of the human heart is to be loved. Now I cannot quote a famous author or popular survey to support my belief, but I can tell from my own experiences. I see it in myself and I see it in my kids. They would give up so many creature comforts just to … Continue reading Order Here
Stone It To Death
The Old Testament. Where does your mind go when you hear those words? I know for years my first thought was, "Ugh, it's so old and boring.". But over the course of my life, two things have had a great impact on the way I perceive the Old Testament. The first was a college professor, Dr. … Continue reading Stone It To Death
The Lying Game
A monster has taken up residence in our home and its name is Liar. Our six year old son has picked up a terrible habit of not speaking the truth. The frightening thing is, he's darn good at it. Often times, the only reason I know he's lying is because I already know the truth. … Continue reading The Lying Game