Create in Me a Clean Heart

I’ve been noticing that the times that I feel distant from God or don’t sense His presence are the times that I forget to bring my heart before the Lord. It’s not intentional, it’s just a numbness that sets in that dulls the sensitivity to the Holy Spirit. Continue reading

The Peace Offering

Well, this was the Lord working on me. Telling me to give it to Him, the only One who can heal broken hearts and restore relationships. So I knew there was only one thing for me to do: write a letter. A peace offering. 🙂 This letter expressed my feelings in a loving way; making it clear what my boundaries are. Continue reading

Easter: Deep and Everlasting Joy

Looking back, I remember a day that changed me forever. I came home from work one day and my sister Erika had a brand new cassette tape (before the days of CD’s ;)) of Michael W. Smith “Go West Young Man”. She asked me, “do you believe in Jesus?” I said, “sure I do.” She came back with, “I mean, do you have a personal relationship with him?” Continue reading

At the Feet of Jesus

“A woman in the city who was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at the table in the Pharisee’s house, brought an alabaster flask of fragrant oil, and stood at His feet behind Him weeping; and she began to wash His feet with her tears, and wiped them with the hair of her head; and she kissed His feet and anointed them with the fragrant oil.” Continue reading

How Sweet are His Words

In Psalm 119:103 the words of God are said to be sweeter than honey. Honey was and is used today as a natural sweetener. God’s teachings bring a sweetness to the life we live. Our tongues crave a sweet dessert or treat as our lives should crave the sweetness of God and His word. Continue reading

Bold as a Lion

The image I chose was inspired by Aslan in the Chronicles of Narnia. I see this lion as a symbol of Christ, He is regal, fierce, and powerful, yet he’s also tender and loving and wants us to come close to him as just as Lucy did in the novel. The opposite is true with the wicked… Continue reading

What’s The Tone in Your Home?

A soft answer can turn away anger, but harsh words can stir it up. Words and tones create the atmosphere in your home. Start with yourself and watch the results. You won’t be disappointed as you invest intentionally in your words and your tones. Continue reading