Every year, I attempt to write a reflection on the year which is exiting as I prepare for a new year. So, without further ado, here is a quick reflection on 2021. What I've learned throughout these past 2 years is that having Christ is having everything. He provides for every need. In the midst… Continue reading Reflecting on 2021.
On this winding, unexpected, joyful, tumultous journey of life, I've realized that it simply isn't possible to do this journey alone. More importantly, it's crucial to closely examine those on the journey with you. Having the "right" people to run the race with you can make a difference in how far you can get ahead--as… Continue reading We Can’t Run Alone.
When I was younger, I expected that the way I would pour out love would be as a wife and mother. This has not yet been God's plan for me. However, He has given me countless other opportunities to love. I thought about the number of places I go each day, and the amount of… Continue reading The Honor to Love
I can't sing right now. One day I woke up with a sore throat. It was coming and going, and then one night I realized my voice was hoarse. I could barely talk. I don't talk a lot anyway, but the most difficult part is that I cannot sing. This has been a difficult trial… Continue reading The Gifts We Take for Granted.
The gifts of singleness? You might be tempted to shut out of this post now. Bear with me. I'm on the single journey too. I know there are very difficult days. There are aspects of singleness that are consistently difficult. However, today we will focus on the gifts. Despite the pain, there are always positive aspects… Continue reading Single Sundays-The Gifts of Singleness.
"Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows."~James 1:17 This time of year we celebrate the greatest, most perfect gift the world has ever seen: Jesus Christ! God the Father sent us His only Son as a gift. Jesus… Continue reading Reflecting on Christmas and Gifts
"Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and He will establish your plans."~Proverbs 16:3 Do you remember the old adage "look before you leap?" I have another take. Ask before you leap. Talk to your Creator, the One who fashioned you and knows you completely and fully. Then, if you have true peace and by all… Continue reading Ask Before You Leap
Every day, we are given the gift of time. However, I think time management is something that many of us could stand to improve on. It's all about our priorities and how we are choosing to spend time. This post I read today really struck me. Busyness is a huge problem in our culture. We crowd out… Continue reading The Gift of Time.
"Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good. His love endures forever."~Psalm 136:1 Have you ever felt displeased with your current circumstances? Have you ever wished that things could just turn around? They will, my friend. God's promise is true! Yet, we must learn to be content where we are. Praise Him, and your… Continue reading Praise Leads to Gratitude.
For many, this day is a day of rejoicing, because it is a day free of our paid jobs. We are able to sleep longer and take time for leisurely things that we otherwise might not have a chance for. But let's not forget that this day is just another day for the many who… Continue reading Happy Labor Day!