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
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
“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” 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.
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
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.
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
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
If you are human, there will be times in your life when people fail you. There will be times when you will feel isolated, hurt, hopeless, and nights filled with tears. Why? Because people, even christians, aren't perfect. I think at times it is even more magnified in ministry or any type of leadership position. … Continue reading When People Fail You