I sat, surrounded by the beauty of a glowing sun and glistening sand. Soothed by the sound of crashing waves. A week of this beauty - a gift so extravagant. My heart was overflowing with thankfulness
I keep a notebook of wise sayings and quotes from people that sit around my table or from books I read - there is much to be gleaned from others and I love little tidbits like this saying a little
9 months ago it had been almost 5 years since I had seen a dentist. The one I had been seeing was verbally abusive to her staff and it was horrible and I am still so surprised at how deeply it affected
A dear mentor/friend of mine has been making heart pins for years and years as a way to share the good news of the Lord Jesus with others - it is like the wordless book or the salvation bracelets,
Some of the beauty and wonder that came from the ice storm that struck this area last week.
With the Lord's help we can strengthen both ourselves and others - we can aid in equipping the local church. Equipping the saints is strengthening them in the Lord.
The cycle of equipping the church
In our desire for revival and a prayer filled life, what might we be doing to grieve the Spirit?
And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.
Over and over again it was emphasized that we must become a people that pray; a people that are broken over sin. God hears - He lives with the brokenhearted.
This I regard as the most important of all
I use to wonder at older Christians who would say "the longer I walk with God the more I see how sinful I am." I didn't get it. And it isn't that I fully grasp it now, but I do know the more I consider
How easy is it to settle for good when our Lord calls for our all? How easy is it to offer sacrifices that actually cost us nothing? How is it that we can so easily be distracted by the details of our