God, teach me lessons for living so I can stay the course. Give me insight so I can do what you tell me- my whole life one long, obedient response. (Psalm 119:33-34, The Message) As I begin to write, I had to have a conversation with my 7 year old on obedience and respect. She … More Obedience
The past several months have been some of the best months I have experienced in a long time. Why? Read on… Over the past couple of years (and maybe more), I have struggled to see where God is, where I am in God, and where it is I belong. I have sought the Lord. I … More Encouraging faith around the toilet
One of my favorite authors, Margaret Feinberg, has been through a brutal fight with cancer and shares the unexpected lessons she discovered along the way in her new book and Bible study Fight Back With Joy. It’s been inspiring to learn how Margaret has been practicing a defiant joy, and I thought you might like … More The Secret To Living A Defiant Joy: An interview with Margaret Feinberg
I’ve been a huge Stryper fan since 1985. I walked into a bookstore in Macon, GA and saw a display with their Yellow and Black Attack album. I picked up the cassette and headed back to Cochran, GA (Middle Georgia College). The entire drive back to the dorm I was in heaven as I listened … More No More Hell To Pay
Some may look at this sign and do exactly what it says every-time. Some may see this sign and think it really doesn’t mean stop at this intersection. Then there are those who may think that this only means STOP if there are other cars coming or if the Police are watching. So, what do … More Stop Signs
We have been attending Tapestry Church for the past month or so. We have enjoyed the services and getting to know Richard. Today and last Sunday there were not any services there. I had decided not to go to church today and just spend some extra time reading and journaling this morning. I received a phone … More Thoughts on today…
This week I had a conversation with my friend who is a Chaplain in the U.S. Army. I am so thankful for him and his family! They are all beautiful and I am so thankful for their service to God and our Country! I look forward to seeing them over Christmas before heading to their … More Thank you for my freedom!
…it’s 10th Anniversary. So much of my life has been shaped by the 5 years of my life spent at Harvest Community Church. I moved to Albuquerque with my family in September 1999. We arrived not knowing what God had in store for us. No home… no job… no money… no money… just my good … More Harvest Community Church/Soul Rio Celebrates….
I’m reluctant to share the following story… I do so hopefully to inspire you to do whatever God leads you to do. No matter how small or large a thing God tells you to do… just do it. Be obedient and see what He does. There’s a wonderful lady in our town God gives me … More Great experience today
Catalyst… I was there! Catalyst… It’s still bugging me! Catalyst… I can either run to the Truth and embrace it… or I can run from it. From all indications there is no running from it. Total surrender is the only acceptable response. God is on every street corner. He is in the midst of every … More Blocking out the noise in silence…