I AM a MESS…But God loves me anyway

Growing up, I was in church every time the doors were open – Sunday morning, Sunday evening and Wednesday night. I gave my life to Christ at a very young age (11) but didn’t fully understand the words Paul wrote in Romans 12:1-2 (verses provided below). Yes, I did feel led to step out of…Read more »

How can I find joy and peace in all circumstances?

Start with PRAISE!!! Psalm 150: 6 (NIV) Let everything that breathes praise the Lord. This morning while I was spending quiet moments with the Lord, this verse reminded me of my friend who has undergone 7 surgeries to repair damage on her vocal chords incurred from her bout with throat cancer. The Lord has blessed my…Read more »

Listening for Wisdom’s voice

Proverbs 9:6 Leave your simple ways and you will live; walk in the way of insight.” Proverbs 9:10 “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” Proverbs 9 looks specifically at both wisdom and foolishness. Reading through the entire book of Proverbs I have “heard” wisdom’s voice…Read more »

Nuggets of Hope for Parenting

Proverbs 29:15 (MSG) Wise discipline imparts wisdom; spoiled adolescents embarrass their parents. Proverbs 29:15 (GW) A spanking and a warning produce wisdom, but an undisciplined child disgraces his mother. Proverbs 29:15 (NCV) Correction and punishment make children wise, but those left alone will disgrace their mother. Is it just me or were any other mother’s…Read more »