A whole lot of Jesus

print can be purchased here Friday’s are a great.  Last day of the work week/school week.  The weekend is finally here!  But Friday’s can also be a drag.  Lack of motivation, tiredness and maybe just a hint of annoyance at the week. A bit of advice?  Grab your coffee, or tea, or pop!  Take some … Continue reading

Bind My Heart

  source Come thou fount of every blessing Tune my heart to sing Thy grace Streams of mercy never ceasing Call for songs of loudest praise And teach me some melodious sonnet Sung by flaming tongues above I’ll praise the Mount I’m fixed upon it Mount of Thy redeeming love Here I raise my Ebenezer … Continue reading

His Love Endures

source The love of the Lord endures If there’s one thing I can be sure It’s that the love of the Lord endures • Joy Williams I found myself singing this song the other day, even though I haven’t heard it in years.  At times, I feel very overwhelmed.  Sometimes I am overwhelmed by God’s … Continue reading

Shelter

  There is a loud and powerful thunderstorm moving through our area at the moment.  And while I love a good storm, you have to know to respect them as well.  You can’t carelessly wander about town while it is hailing or during a tornado warning…it just isn’t wise. In life, we are forced to … Continue reading

Counting it JOY

My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. 4 But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. – James 1:2-4 Being joyful in icky situations is not something I am very good at.  For some, it comes naturally, but … Continue reading

All Glory to Him

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. – 1 Corinthians 10:31 As I have been getting the baby’s quilt ready for the little nursery, I was thinking to myself, ‘Man, this is looking pretty good!  I am pretty proud of myself!!”  And while there is … Continue reading

Love Him

        I hope everyone is ready to get back to the grind of school!  We have had a few  “back to school”  posts this week, hoping to lighten the glum moods of those who don’t want to go back, and inspire those who are excited to start anew. You shall love the … Continue reading

Faith Through the Ages

I wanted to encourage you all a little bit in faith today. I have two stories I want to pull from. First, I want to look at Luke 17. A lot of people have heard of the phrase “faith the size of a mustard seed.” I took the time to find the actual size of … Continue reading

Fragile & Bright

“We now have this light shinning in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves.” – 2 Corinthians 4:7 Fragile and bright. Broken and transformed. Weak and so strong. Powerless and powerful. This verse reminds … Continue reading

Lovely

Lately I have been becoming more and more stressed out because of my ever growing to do list…weddings are hard work, man!  But this morning the thought came to me, why am I dwelling on the fact that I am so stressed out?  That just makes me more stressed out!  Instead, I am purposing to … Continue reading