Kindness

My kindness shall not depart from you. Isaiah 54:10 When I first became a Christian, around 15 years old, I remember hearing a lot about changing your life to be more Christ-like. Before I rushed into any big change I thought I would ask God to be specific. So, I prayed He would show me… Continue reading Kindness

Focused VS. Simplified

In answer to a search for a simpler lifestyle, I have found focusing the Christian life, not simplifying it to be key.Jean Fleming - Between Walden and the Whirlwind I have to admit in some ways I love minimalist, simplicity, eating farm to table, the capsule wardrobe. There is a classic elegance, a graceful way… Continue reading Focused VS. Simplified

Whatever Things Are True

Because there are still truths that in spite of being pushed into the darkness eventually come to light. There are people that tell the truth even when it makes them look bad or not as smart as someone else. Isn't this a space of beauty in the inner person, in the motivation of the heart.… Continue reading Whatever Things Are True

The Life Is In The Process

We have an idea that God is leading us to a particular end, a desired goal; He is not. The question of getting to a particular end is a mere incident. What we call the process, God calls the end." -Oswald Chambers Yesterday, I was getting frustrated because I'm trying to write a book. The… Continue reading The Life Is In The Process

You Are Beloved

First and foremost is God's love for us. If I can live, work, rest, create, love others, essentially do all I do from this center of knowledge -that I am a beloved child of God; I believe then I will realize and fulfill all that God so lovingly and carefully created me for. I know… Continue reading You Are Beloved

The Storied Home

It reminded me that God wants us to enjoy His creation, and that we can have a part in “creating” by “breathing” life into the raw materials He’s given us to work with. Her words were a reminder of why I do what I do. I hope the things I enjoy, like gardening, writing, or… Continue reading The Storied Home

This Is My Father’s World

Photo by Geran de Klerk on Unsplash He reveals deep and hidden things;    he knows what lies in darkness,    and light dwells with him. Daniel 2:22 I used to run early in the morning. For the most part my mind would focus on breathing but sometimes my mind would conjure up some horrific images of what could happen to me on… Continue reading This Is My Father’s World

Constant Grace

As God’s co-workers we urge you not to receive God’s grace in vain.   For he says, “In the time of my favor I heard you,    and in the day of salvation I helped you.” I tell you, now is the time of God’s favor, now is the day of salvation. 2 Corinthians 6:1-2 You know the way… Continue reading Constant Grace

A Book Review of Your Story Matters by Leslie Leyland Fields.

I had never read anything from this author before but it was recommended by someone I trust so I bought it and began reading. I felt like God placed this book in my hand at just the right time. This is a book for anyone who writes in any capacity. Not just for someone writing… Continue reading A Book Review of Your Story Matters by Leslie Leyland Fields.

Living Fully Beloved

Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do for the brethren and for strangers. 3 John 1:5 We went for a short vacation to Montana. Where we stayed was surrounded by mountains. Sitting outside, the wind blew a chill June breeze that reminded me summer has not yet arrived here in Montana. I could see snow… Continue reading Living Fully Beloved