If we don't keep at them, habits are easily lost. Such as writing on here. Even though I haven't written much this year, I realize it is something I don't wish to lose. Sometimes writing looks huge - especially when I am in the middle of winter doldrums and feel tired from serving my family in my day-to-day life. But Christ never stopped giving . . . He never stopped loving . . . … [Read more...] about Monday Thoughts
Sometimes when the sun is setting over the mountains toward the west, I simply stand and gaze . . . and wonder. I wonder what it will be like when I finally am allowed to let go of these cords that bind me to earth - and I fly Home. What will it be like to stand before that awesome throne and look down at the crown in my hands? Will my spirit be able to handle the magnitude of Jehovah … [Read more...] about When Heaven Was Silent
I am a softie. My natural inclination is to take away someone else's pain, make them comfortable again, and see them happy. In fact, it is one of the things I truly struggle with in raising our children. But God has been teaching me a lesson lately. If a person's pain comes from conviction of sin . . . then I must step back and keep my hands off. When conviction comes strong … [Read more...] about Let the Pain Remain
I want to share an article with you today that is very informative. And I could have simply posted the link to this article on Facebook, but that would have missed the newsletter folks. This is important enough to me that I wanted both sections of readers to view this article. We've posted warnings on here about the Emergent Church movement that is sweeping through contemporary … [Read more...] about Anabaptists and the Emergent Church Movement – An Introduction
I know I said I'd be back from my blogging break around the first of February - but it feels as though God literally came down and took complete control of my January! And how could I say no? So I will try to post perhaps smaller articles, but it is going to be sporadic for the next month or so. God has been working in my heart and the hearts of those around me in ways I had never … [Read more...] about Do You Desire God? by Paul Washer
You want to know what I love most about Christmas? This Baby. Without this Baby, my soul would be damned to eternal hell. Without this Savior, I would never get to see the Father. Without the Risen Lord, I would be forever lost. But there are no "withouts". The Baby came, the Savior died, and the Lord is risen. I've recently had to think about why I do the things … [Read more...] about This Baby. This Love. This Christmas.