And in respecting God, our hearts are filled with awe and worship of Him. We are the ones who benefit from respecting God. His blessings are poured out on us, just as an earthly father blesses his children who respect him.Continue reading →
Are you usually looking for the straight path to your destination? Even in your walk with the Lord, are you expecting the road to be pretty direct and straight? I’m not sure about your perspective (please leave your thoughts below) but I’ve expected the pathway that I walked with God to be pretty direct. Of course I realized that it wasn’t always smooth or trouble free, but I thought it would be straight. Last Sunday, my eyes were opened to a new concept while listening to our Pastor’s Sunday teaching. He began with a phrase that stuck with me all week and presented a new revelation about that path. He said, “The Christian life isn’t a straight lineContinue reading →
This weekend we celebrated our Forty-Forth Anniversary in an unusual way. Take-out food adorned Wedgewood Stoneware amidst a table set with wine glasses and candlelight for a romantic evening. Due to pandemic precautions, we had decided to eat at a favorite restaurant that featured outdoor seating but the fire raging in our beautiful mountains precluded that arrangement. While one of the most informal anniversary celebrations ever for us, the evening was still romantic as we toasted to the years God has given us.
When Sunday morning rolled around, we settled in for our online church service. Our youth pastor delivered a tender messageContinue reading →
Who knew a simple trip to get my hair cut and a stop at the grocery store for hamburger buns could bring so much joy and refreshment. I felt the weight of the past few months’ fear drop from my shoulders . Yes, I wore a mask and donned my fashionably plastic gloves for my errands, desperately dodging people in the aisles to keep some semblance of a six-foot distance. But I felt the weight ofContinue reading →
This website was born of a desire to reach out to women with Christian inspiration and to share our stories. My hope is to encourage and build each other up through our daily moments as we share our joys and our trials, our struggles and our triumphs in Christ. WithContinue reading →
A few years ago, my friend Mary Geisen wrote a devotional called “Brave Faith: A 31 Day Devotional Journey.” She said, “God has so much more for us than we can imagine.” And then I won her giveaway of the devotional and the cup in this picture.Continue reading →
Ocean waves crashing to the sky speak of freshness, a cleansing of jagged rocks, the beginning of a new rhythm as the wave is pulled back into the sea and refreshed to begin a new process again. Here today, I am beginning again, too. Refreshed and renewed, I am stretching into a fresh new site with my first blog post.Continue reading →