Tag Archives: Advent

Where Can I Find Some Wisdom?

I am NOT a big news watcher. Let’s face it, I am running around and chasing kids until late at night – watching the news just doesn’t appeal to me. I can vividly remember growing up and having 4 channels … Continue reading

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Are You Dancing the Dance?

Matthew 11:16-19 Jesus said to the crowds: “To what shall I compare this generation? It is like children who sit in marketplaces and call to one another, ‘We played the flute for you, but you did not dance, we sang … Continue reading

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God Doesn’t Need Us to Do His Will

Do you ever wonder if we are guaranteed a spot in heaven just because we are in direct lineage with Abraham? The bible has something to say about that. Matthew 3:9-10 Don’t just say to each other, “We’re safe, for … Continue reading

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Can You Really Give it All to God?

Do you believe? I mean do you REALLY believe? Many times I have found myself asking God for help, but really I just want to do it on my own, in my own time, my own way. I pray for … Continue reading

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Empower Your People

Matthew 15:32-37 Jesus summoned his disciples and said, “My heart is moved with pity for the crowd, for they have been with me now for three days and have nothing to eat. I do not want to send them away … Continue reading

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God, Please Help Me Find Uplifiting Words

This was the note that was left on my kitchen counter this morning: “An atom is a tiny particle you cannot see with your eye. He is going to tell you something funny enough to make you laugh. (in a … Continue reading

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Advent – Its Not Just About a Birth of a King

Prepare the way. That is my motto the next 22 days. As I sat down to write today, I realized the importance that God plays in my life. Without God, I am nothing. Without God, I have no hope. Without … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for The King?

Merry Christmas! Happy Advent! What’s the difference anyway? According to Wikipedia (which isn’t always reliable, but in this case I will take it), Advent is a season observed in many Western Christian Churches as a time of expectant waiting and … Continue reading

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Planning Without Trust

Do you ever make plans for your future? Sometimes, Pete and I will take time to really plan out our financial and personal paths in life. While this is a great way to really communicate our desires with each other, … Continue reading

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Living Simply off Beans and Rice

“Live Simply so Others May Simply Live” –St Elizabeth Ann Seton During this Advent season when gift buying and shopping are high priorities, I cannot help but think of St Elizabeth Ann Seton. Her popular quote, “Live simply so others … Continue reading

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