God’s love is unmeasured, exhaustless, extensive, horizon-less, infinite – unfathomable. It is not earned. It’s just there – and that makes zero sense to us. An interesting truth especially for those of us with children. We understand our own ability to possess a love like this when it comes to loving our kids, but if … Continue reading God’s love is unfathomable
Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed. (Isaiah 53:4–5) Jesus paid it all. … Continue reading He paid it ALL
“Hey MOM!”… “Can I do this?” “Can we do that?” “Can we go here…wait…How about we go there?” “Can we? Can we? Can we, please?” We are seven sentences into this and I don’t know about you, but I am exhausted by these simple questions consistently asked by the sweetest little humans this world has … Continue reading Take the risk, say yes.
Self-Love is it instinct, or is it learned? What image comes to mind when you think of self-love? The importance of loving yourself is magnified by popular culture in its emphasis that we must learn to do it. 1) Thinking on that emphasis - how would you define self-love? 2) What are your thoughts when … Continue reading What to do when you don’t want God’s plan.
This is a picture of my vision board - don’t laugh…actually – go ahead let’s laugh together, I realize it’s blank, leading a person to sarcastically wonder, what sort of vision is this? Give me a moment to explain – the fact that I now own this MASSIVE (blank) pin board is a HUGE deal. … Continue reading God gave you a purpose? Now what do you do?
Prayerful Parenting - Day 3 The past two days we’ve spent time in focused prayer asking God to do something in our kids, today we shift that focus as we turn to Proverbs 22:6 with its instruction toward us as parents. Training our kids is the most rewarding, important, and difficult job we’ll ever take … Continue reading Prayerful Parenting – Day 3
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Reading: 2 Corinthians 12 1-10 We have two rose bushes planted in the landscape around our home. They are stunning and fragrant, I enjoy gazing upon them when they are in full bloom, but I must admit that I dread getting them to that point. Getting them to that beautiful bloom requires working in the … Continue reading The Beauty of the Thorn
2 Timothy 3:16, 'All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:' The Bible is the most incredible book to ever be written. It is God breathed. Although not purposed for entertainment, it is timeless and captivating once you become entrenched in its … Continue reading What’s the connection?
I love the outdoors, I love to be moving and exploring, but there is something special about curling up in a warm blanket on the couch sitting next to a lit up Christmas tree. I could sit there all night enjoying such a sweet and comfortable atmosphere. As a people, we love comfort, and we … Continue reading Lead me Lord