Knowing And Doing What Is Good

Pursuing truth requires more than knowing where the facts lead. It requires the honesty to actually follow them, regardless of who they implicate. Hannah Anderson- All that Is Good Over the weekend I participated in a writers retreat. It was with the writing community, Flourish Writers, that I have been a member of for the… Continue reading Knowing And Doing What Is Good

I Believe; Help My Unbelief

Immediately the father of the child cried out and said with tears, “Lord, I believe; help my unbelief!” Mark 9:24 This verse keeps going through my mind lately. The short last part, "Lord, I believe; help my unbelief.." Within two breaths I say I believe, but also I don't believe. It reminds me of James saying… Continue reading I Believe; Help My Unbelief

Love Deeply

"Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal." 1Corinthians 13:1 I'm sure we have all come across people that have knowledge and they even act upon that knowledge. They help the needy and the poor. They know the laws… Continue reading Love Deeply

The Uncontainable God

The God who made the world and everything in it, being Lord of heaven and earth, does not live in temples made by man...Acts 17:24 Uncontainable. The attribute I find the most comforting is this, His omnipresence. The human idea we can keep Him sequestered in only certain corners of life and the world, reminds me of… Continue reading The Uncontainable God

If I Walk Into The Bramble

"What if sometimes there be mist and fogs so thick I cannot see the path? It is enough that you hold my hand, and guide me in the darkness; for walking with you in the gloom is far sweeter and safer than walking alone in the sunlight!" -Susannah Spurgeon It is not that God hides… Continue reading If I Walk Into The Bramble

The Dwelling of Wisdom and Prudence

Does not wisdom cry out, and understanding lift up her voice?Proverbs 8:1 On a morning that I was seeking practical, how to live in wisdom today sort of advice, I opened the book of Proverbs. I wondered why I could not hear her crying out. I'm sure you know how the mind works. You think… Continue reading The Dwelling of Wisdom and Prudence

Focus When Confronted With Should

Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage. Galatians 5:1 First let's make sure we understand the word should. The definition of should is: 1.indicates obligation, duty, or correctness, typically when criticizing someone's actions. 2. used to indicate what… Continue reading Focus When Confronted With Should

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