Quote of the day: God doesn't save you for Heaven so you can ignore Him on earth. He saves you for Heaven so He can USE you on earth. After reading that while the lyrics of the holiday classic "Pretty Paper" were bouncing around in my head, I couldn't help but feel sad. (Yes, I'm… Continue reading Summed Up in a Song
The choice to show grace instead of letting our emotions dictate our reactions can be hard, but nothing worth doing is ever easy. Grace has the power to transform and change lives.....it's worth it! “Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior. Instead, be… Continue reading Choose Grace
As I sit here mulling over some of my notes from devotions today, something really stood out to me. Beth Moore was discussing the fact that we will all face battles in our lives. The Bible makes that clear. She said, "You can choose if you will be a warrior or not, but you DO… Continue reading Beautiful Fight
I have been home from my last trip to Uganda and attempting to get back to life as it once was for almost a year now. I continue to find myself staring off into space, traveling back in my mind to a place where I have never felt the presence of God more clearly. Even in the… Continue reading My Heart is In Uganda
I should probably preface this post by saying it is not at all strange for me to be thinking or daydreaming about all things Christmas, no matter what time of year it is. You see, I am a Christmasaholic. Even as I sit in my rocking chair on my front porch enjoying this beautiful 72… Continue reading Tis The Season – For a Change of Heart
DON’T MISS IT! “Ladies and Gentlemen, we are surrounded by insurmountable opportunities.” (unknown author) Isn’t it just like us, humans, to overcomplicate things? I have recently had a realization that is going to change the landscape of my everyday life. God has already revealed His plan for my life. And yours!! And yet I, like… Continue reading DON’T MISS IT
I am always amazed at how God uses difficult situations in our lives to offer us an opportunity to stop and take a good look around and within. Generally, in those moments, it's much easier to become self-focused; worrying only about what we are going through and ways to overcome it. But the more I… Continue reading Kindness Doesn’t Cost a Thing, yet it’s the Richest Gift You can Give.