Designed and equipped

Designed and equipped

Jul 29

When we believe that God made us for a specific purpose, we should never be surprised to discover that we are good at that particular thing.  Whether it is encouraging others, teaching, counseling, serving, or something else, the things God designed you to do He has also equipped you to do.  When you receive praise for the things God designed you to do, do not be surprised. However, be sure to...

Post-it notes

Post-it notes

Jul 24

Last weekend some very dear friends came for a visit.  I love it when they’re here because it’s a constant love-fest.  We adore each other and we adore God together.  The time I get to spend with them is a glimpse into what I think Heaven will be like. After they left, we discovered that they had left notes all over our home.  My favorite is the post-it on the mirror in my...

Being worthy

Being worthy

Jul 18

If imitation is the highest form of flattery, what does it mean when so many Christians do not imitate Christ? There is a lot of opposition and hostility toward Christians and the Church.  I understand where a lot of this is coming from.  Sadly, I agree with the sentiments to a large extent.  There are far too many Christians who present themselves as being superior to the rest of the world...

The story of the little red hen: a parable of sorts

The story of the little red hen: a parable of sorts

Jul 03

Once upon a time, for that is how all stories like this begin, there was a little red hen.  The little red hen was tired with trying to catch worms and having to eat what she could scavenge here and there.  She decided that she was going to start making her own food.   The little red hen went to the library and started reading everything she could find on how to make bread.  She learned...