I think we’re all feeling it. We’re looking around, watching the news and scratching our heads wondering, “What in the WORLD is happening in American politics?”. We get frustrated. Some incredibly angry. Maybe even fearful. And we worry about what America will look like for our children. I was reminded this week of some lessons […]
I’ve discovered a new way to pray: praying blessings. And it changes everything.
One of the hardest things about parenting is seeing yourself in your child’s behavior. Not the good things, but the behaviors you’d rather keep under wraps. This week I heard about an “incident” at school and how my child lashed out at his teacher. Ironically, I had lashed out at my child that very morning […]
Ever wonder what happened to your cape? I had a red Wonder Woman cape that looked just like this when I was a little girl and I wore it everywhere. And when I got really into my role playing I actually believed I was Wonder Woman, lassoing all sorts of invisible villains and hauling them […]
May I tell you a story about how I’ve come to understand God and suffering?
Last week we discussed how every believer in Christ has been given a spiritual gift. God calls us to put those gifts into action! Don’t know your spiritual gift? Then check out last week’s blog post: Is God Calling You? At the end it includes a link to take a gift spiritual gifts assessment to help […]
Meet Elijah. He’s a Tishbite. This means he’s a farmer from Tishbe, located in Gilead on the east side of the Jordan River. From Scripture, that’s about all we know about his background. Was Elijah a priest? No. Did he belong to a prestigious family? No. Had he lived a righteous life? No idea. Was […]