Have you ever tried to draw a straight line freehand? If you have, I’m sure you’ve noticed how easy it can be to get off, even slightly, without something to guide you, right? I am an Art Teacher, and recently my kids were doing a Zentangle Self Portrait project, but to do it properly they … Continue reading Off Track – Joshua 1
Movie Review: Jesus Revolution
My husband and I recently had the opportunity to see Jesus Revolution in theaters. Wow!!!! If you want to be stirred up and also be stirred to really look at what you are doing, what you could do better, and how you are loving those furthest from him — GO SEE IT! We both studied … Continue reading Movie Review: Jesus Revolution
Food for Thought: Deposits & Impact
I was speaking with a dear friend earlier today and sharing what I’ve been meditating and thinking on in recent days (Thank God for friends in the faith!!!!) and just wanted to share the same with you all! — Lately I’ve been meditating and thinking on just how far our lives and impact can reach, … Continue reading Food for Thought: Deposits & Impact
When Leaders Fail | A Response to the Expletive Laden Rant by a Christian Music Leader
“So above all, guard the affections of your heart, for they affect all that you are. Pay attention to the welfare of your innermost being, for from there flows the wellspring of life. Avoid dishonest speech and pretentious words. Be free from using perverse words no matter what!”Proverbs 4:23-24 TPT People stumble and fall, and … Continue reading When Leaders Fail | A Response to the Expletive Laden Rant by a Christian Music Leader
The Love Chapter, Read it Again.
The “Love Chapter” of the Bible is the nickname given to 1 Corinthians 13, every day if becomes clear that we need to read it again and again. Especially considering the mark of the church summed up in John 13:35 is simply that they will know we are His disciples by our love. If you … Continue reading The Love Chapter, Read it Again.
The Real You
That fresh face feeling. 🤣 #selfcare #therealme #nofilter #nomakeup #flawsandall In a world that’s all about being flawless, perfect, touched up, filtered, etc we often find ourselves feeling that we don’t measure up, we don’t compare, etc to the perfect image of others. Those feelings, if left unchecked, can lead to depression, insecurity, and feelings … Continue reading The Real You
Recently, I received this in the mail... it made me cry as I sat in my vehicle looking at this person’s letter and gift. I couldn’t help but think of the the Widow in the Gospel of Luke who puts her two coins in the collection at the temple. I don’t know this person’s financial … Continue reading Two Pennies
Advent | Cup of Tea with Me | Day 5: Inner Circle
Like Jesus we should touch the masses with the anointing, love, truth, and compassion that only the Gospel can bring, but spend our personal time with a trusted inner circle.
Advent | Cup of Tea with Me | Day 1: Stay Planted
Want to sip a cup of tea along with me? You can find the Advent Calendar of English Teas I am using here: Advent Tea Calendar What I'm Drinking: "Happy Holiday" Tea (see flavor details below) Day 1 Focus: Staying Planted, Faithfulness Devotional: Stay Planted Something I’ve learned in my life, when God calls you … Continue reading Advent | Cup of Tea with Me | Day 1: Stay Planted
Once and For All
In bed, unable to find the energy or motivation to get up as dishes and laundry pile up… feeling numb, invisible, worthless. Time just ticking away until you’ve wasted yet another purposeless day. Have you ever felt this way or perhaps even worse? These thoughts and feelings can be crippling. They can be loud and … Continue reading Once and For All