For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16 (NKJV)

Change is Necessary

Change is Necessary

  Change is Necessary. What would happen if we didn't desire change? Would stay in school forever or would we graduate into something new? So many times, we get stuck in our comfort zone, afraid to change. Too scared to explore other possibilities. And some...

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Who Are Your Friends?

Who Are Your Friends?

Be not deceived: Evil companionships corrupt good morals. 1 Corinthians 15:33 Every successful person has a good, strong support system standing beside them. Have you ever had friends who you thought were your friends abandon you when you needed them the most?...

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God Uses All Things for Good

God Uses All Things for Good

  Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank Him for all He has done. Philippians 4:6 NLT   My favorite verse changed my mindset about my life. It says "thank Him for all He has done." I believe that...

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Freedom

Freedom

“Come to me, all ye that labor and are heavily laden, and I will give you rest.”  Matthew 11:28 (KJV) Freedom Lately, I have found myself in the valley for longer than I would care to be here. I don’t like to write when I’m in the valley because I’m not sure the...

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Lesson from a Baby Skunk

Lesson from a Baby Skunk

  Lesson from a Baby Skunk A few weeks ago I was up in the Pinetop-Lakeside area in Arizona for vacation for a few days. We were staying on a property that has several cabins and a small lake filled with trout, yellow catfish, and a whole bunch of other things....

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Unconditionally Loved

Unconditionally Loved

Unconditionally Loved In Matthew 15 we find the story of a Canaanite woman who came to Jesus because she wanted Him to heal her daughter. Jesus tells her he was sent to the Jews and it wouldn’t be right to take the “children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.” (vs. 26)...

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I am not alone

I am not alone

Most of my early childhood memories involve me playing…alone. One memory involves me playing in the ivy that was between our house and the neighbors that included a small palm tree pretending to be on an adventure in the jungle…alone. Another memory involves me in...

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Grace Runs to Pain

Grace Runs to Pain

Hebrews 4:16 Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. Grace runs to pain like healthy blood to a wound.  Have you been the recipient of grace lately?  It's a swoosh of comfort; a...

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Hay Bales & Recovered Treasure

Hay Bales & Recovered Treasure

Hay Bales and Recovered Treasure "O God my rock." I cry. "Why have you forgotten me? Why must I wander around in grief, oppressed by my enemies?" Their taunts break my bones. They scoff, "Where is this God of yours?" Psalm 42:9-10 It started as a small sliver of...

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Border Bullies and How to Dream Anyway

Border Bullies and How to Dream Anyway

Proverbs 4:25-27 Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you. Give careful thought to the paths for your feet and be steadfast in all your ways. Do not turn to the right or the left; keep your foot from evil. Have you stood at the brink of...

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