Last night I had a dream, scratch that a nightmare of an acquaintances house burning down, and I’m talking charred down nothing left but the embers showing the footprint of the house that once was. I could see Erin falling to her knees in her long cream skirt to the ground untouched with soot, her … More When you get that “feeling”….
Many people ask me what faith is and I’ve learned the more I try to explain the more quizzical their faces becomes. Today in service I heard a phrase that is now my always and final answer to that question. Faith is when you have everything to gain; and nothing to lose.
The enemy is winning while we walk around in chains that God provided the key for.
The other day I was listening to a man speak; he was reciting a devotional that he had “plagiarized” he smiled as he did his air quotes. He had been reading and writing devotionals since the loss of his daughter 6 years ago. The devotional he re-told went like this… “I was standing in line … More I heard a story once….
Some people just don’t understand how true that statement is. He comes in only needing a toe to complete his “foothold” and then we are gone. He does two things; he runs and ruins your life. He runs your life allowing you to put the letter “I” in that word changing the entire action, tricking … More The Devil made me do it.
Kisses when you’re lonely Whiskey when you’re dry Riches when you’re broke And Heaven when you die ❤ Possibly written by my nieces grandfather.
But suddenly I have an onrush of emotions telling me to be grateful. So for this, I am. Nothing major happened, didn’t win the lottery; or HQ for that fact. Just felt the grace of thankfulness fall upon my heart.
The children were lined up in the cafeteria of a Catholic elementary school for lunch. At the head of the table was a large pile of apples. The nun made a note, and posted on the apple tray ‘Take only ONE . God is watching.’ Moving further along the lunch line, at the other end … More Apples vs cookies Lol!
One day a little girl was sitting and watching her mother do the dishes at the kitchen sink. She suddenly noticed that her mother had several strands of white hair sticking out in contrast on her brunette head. She looked at her mother and inquisitively asked, ‘Why are some of your hairs white, Mum?’ Her … More Out of the mouths of babes..again
A Sunday school teacher was discussing the Ten Commandments with her five and six-year-olds. After explaining the commandment to ‘honor’ thy Father and thy Mother, she asked, ‘Is there a commandment that teaches us how to treat our brothers and sisters?’ Without missing a beat one little boy (the oldest of a family) answered, ‘Thou … More Out of the mouths of babes
A Kindergarten teacher was observing her classroom of children while they were drawing. She would occasionally walk around to see each child’s work. As she got to one little girl who was working diligently, she asked what the drawing was. The girl replied, ‘I’m drawing God.’ The teacher paused and said, ‘But no one knows … More Out of the mouth of babes
Mark twin once quoted: The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. Ironically enough; today at church service there was very profound statement made. “When you know your WHY, your WHAT has more impact because you are walking in or towards your … More When you know the Why, you’ll know the What.
Surround yourself with wheat not weeds (Tares). I heed caution in this warning for it can be very deceiving, weeds stand tall but wheat bows down.
I have been beaten up but I have not been beaten. Don Piper 3/5/1590 minutes in Heaven
How is it that the social media world is so perfect? Everyone has flawless skin, everyone is smiling and everyone is having their “best and perfect” day. Where is the reality? Where is the exhausted Mom who’s been up all night with a newborn whos’ days and nights are mixed up? I’ve there, it’s not … More You are not alone…..
The darkness fell upon his face, while the sky turned black and the thunder cracked. His body hanged bloody and broken. He choked on His own blood from his torture by taking our sins among those before us and those yet to come, crying out “Father, Father why have you forsaken me?” Tears find their … More Noon until three, I weep for thee…
Today, a young fourteen year old bright, funny, sweet, kind hearted girl was killed. She was struck by a car while crossing the road walking to school. Sadly, she was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital. The driver was another young, bright, funny, sweet, kind hearted sixteen year old girl who was also; driving … More No words
Sure you can try, whoever you are; by attacking small cities and targeting areas of innocent people all you want. But you will not break our great worlds gift of unity. We all post random junk on Facebook, some on animal videos, religious posts, jokes, birthday wishes, wedding photos, play quizzes no one gives a … More You won’t win singlehandedly. We won’t let you. Make no mistake.
“Sometimes the devil allows people to live a life free of trouble because he doesn’t want them turning to God. Their sin is like a jail cell, except it is all nice and comfy and there doesn’t seem to be any reason to leave. The door’s wide open. Till one day, time runs out, and … More Truth.