Our Creative Gifts

Our Creative Gifts

We may think we do not have any creative gifts, but we do. God gives some gift or talent or skill to each of us. This morning I was reading in Cherie Burbach’s  Art and Faith book on this subject. She encourages each of us to use these God-given gifts and talks how using them […]

The Gap Problem

The Gap Problem

I recently heard a sermon on the Gap Problem within churches. It went something like this. We become a Christian at Point A and live until Point B. Point B could be at our death or when Jesus returns. The Gap Problem is what we do between these points. It’s sort of like the question: […]

My New Journey

My New Journey

For the past eighteen months, I have been on a new journey. Not one I chose, but one God gave me. I have been learning how to be a widow. Now, I do not even like that word and use it only when I absolutely must. I’m sure many of you know what I’m saying. […]

FROG: Forever Relying On God

FROG: Forever Relying On God

Frogs   If you refuse to let them go, I will plague your whole country with frogs. -Exodus 2:8   Many people do not like frogs. They only gained my favor a few years ago. A friend says frogs remind him too much of the plagues which God sent to the Egyptians when Pharaoh refused […]

Love

Love

   Around this time of year our thoughts turn to LOVE. God knew what He was doing when He began this whole thing of love. It literally has made our world go around. God knew a lot of things didn’t He? He even left us a love letter in His word. Find it in I […]

Make Something Beautiful

Make Something Beautiful

  How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news. –Rom 10:15 NIV God will make something beautiful. I must make something beautiful. In 2016. These three words are my 2016 words from God. God and I will be putting on something new, “making something beautiful,” and I especially will be doing my […]

The Three F’s

The Three F’s

The Three F’s Any success I might feel completing this first year of grieving after the loss of my husband, goes to what I call the three F’s: Faith, Family and Friends. Without any one of these, I would not be here with you putting on my new life. This trio of F’s continues to […]

When Your Child Trusts More…Than You. Grace? Or Gracious!

When Your Child Trusts More…Than You. Grace? Or Gracious!

My husband and I were on a road trip when my cell phone chirped. ”Hello.” ”Mom?” ”Yes, Julie, how are you? ”I have something to tell you. I am in the middle of a miracle. I was going to call you at the end when it all worked out, but I know you like to […]