Dear single Christian: I know that you might be feeling ambivalent about this new year. Maybe there are many things you're looking forward to this year, or wonderful things that happened in 2021. But going into yet another new year as a solo person might not have crossed your mind. Maybe being single is not… Continue reading Singles: Thrive in 2022!
I had an interesting experience recently. Out of the blue, song lyrics to a very random song came in my head. I don't listen to this genre of music very often, and I hadn't heard this song in many years. Then, the really strange thing is that I heard this song on the radio twice… Continue reading Do You Give Love a Bad Name?
The world is collectively suffering right now. Some areas more than others, or in different ways than others. There is panic. I don't think I need to mention why, because we probably hear the word 100 hundred times a day already. It incites anxiety, fear, and maybe depression. It leads many to look out for… Continue reading This is an Opportunity.
Wherever you go, you are leaving a wake in your midst. What kind of a wake is it? You know what I'm talking about. There are times when we leave the presence of someone and feel a deep peace and happiness. We felt loved and encouraged by the interaction. We hope to spend more time… Continue reading What Wake Are You Leaving?
I've written before about moments. When you think about it, it's moments that add up to create a life! There are sometimes moments that stick out brightly to me. They are almost moments where Heaven seems to meet earth, and there is a quick glimpse of a spiritual reality in the physical. Recently, I witnessed one… Continue reading Revealing Moments
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
Throughout history, there are people who have given Christians a bad name. In the name of Christ or the Church, people have hurt and killed. People have wounded hearts by professing to live as a Christian, yet not following the way Christ showed us to live. Due to these incidents and society's refusal to realize… Continue reading Showing the World What “Christian” Means.
"Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality. Bless… Continue reading The Word on Wednesday-Love, Zeal, and Joy.
Recently I moved to a city that I knew very little about. It's truly been a seamless transition, and I've actually forgotten that I've lived here for such a short time. What has made it such a seamless and easy transition, you ask? I have been welcomed with open arms. One great source of welcome… Continue reading The Power of Being Welcomed.
"Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness. Anyone who loves their brother and sister lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble. But anyone who hates a brother or sister is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness. They do not know… Continue reading The Word on Wednesday-Love vs. Hatred.