Idle Hands

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world–the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life–is not of the Father but is of the world.(1…

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Missed Opportunities

On Friday morning at 8:30, I found myself heading for Sam’s Club to pick up groceries Carla had ordered for us.As we entered the parking lot, I let out a gasp of frustration as I saw a really long line of people waiting to go into the store. My first thought was to turn around…

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When Your Faith Seems Dry

Psalm 42 & 63 “As a deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.” ~ Psalm 42:1-2a We’ve all been through a time where our faith seems as dry as desert air. In these seasons, we may feel as though God…

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Be Encouraged – Jan. 3rd, 2017

IT’S NO SECRET! We all tend to want more out of life. That feeling of “lack” can be so depressing. We can go on Facebook or any other social media source, scroll down the memories of others, and feel like we are missing out on so much everyone else seems to have plenty of. And…

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Be Encouraged – Dec. 5th, 2016

What is your “go to place?”  You know that place where you can blow off steam, think clearly, or just slow down, breadth and take in the joy of life.  For some its taking a walk or a trip to the gym or a vacation spot.  For others, it’s a great read or a favorite…

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