Who are you? Many of us tend to look at our past mess-ups and failures and think we can never be good enough. Questions flood through our mind like the following: I’m unlikable because … I’m the way I am because… I’m a failure because… I’m ugly because… I’m a loser because… Can I just … More Marred Yet Perfect
Continuing on with my series of Becoming What I Came To Be, another trait that took me years to learn was the fine art of forgiveness. When you experience hurt after hurt, the last thing you want to think about is forgiving those who hurt you! So was my life. As I have mentioned previously, my … More Forgiveness – Why Should I?
I remember one day years ago when I was sitting with a group of ladies. Our conversation turned to wayward children. At the time Jeffrey was still living safe and secure at home so I really couldn’t relate. After all, we’d raised him the best we could, making sure that he attended church with us … More Kids – What Are We Supposed To Do?
The day of this posting is the day we celebrate as Easter or Resurrection Sunday. And, as I was praying and contemplating about what to write, I came across Ephesians 1:19. Here’s how it is quoted in The Message: “[O]h, the utter extravagance of his work in us who trust him…” [emphasis mine]. I know that … More Extravagance Intensified
I get various wood particles in my eyes often. Sometimes they’re small, scratchy and irritable (like sawdust); but other times I find myself with a huge cedar plank lodged in them! When that happens I can’t see clearly – that is until our great God taps me on the shoulder and shows me what’s going … More Got Wood Stuck In Your Eye?
My mind has a habit of returning often to the WAA-WAA, oh poor me thing – yuk! And it indeed came pouring upon me that summer before Jeffrey started kindergarten, after we had gotten back from our vacation where I had heard the Lord speak to me so clearly (God Does Speak To Us – Really!). … More What a Wretched [Wo]man I Am!