“Even if we are loved, it is not enough. We long to be fruitful, to do something of meaning and value that comes naturally out of the gifts and capacities of our souls.” ~ John Eldredge, Desire   I love to ask people, “If you could do anything for God, what would you do?” One … Continue reading “BIG PRAYERS”

Do You Live an “Out of the Ordinary” Life?

  “The thief comes only to steal, kill, and destroy. I have come that they may have life and have it to the full.” ~Jesus  (John 10:10 NIV) full= The Greek word is perissos. According to Strong’s dictionary it’s used several ways: Abundance, Advantage, Anything more, In Abundance, Out of the Ordinary, Beyond Measure. ( … Continue reading “Do You Live an “Out of the Ordinary” Life?”

Word Wednesday: Agathos/ Better or Useful?

I’m sharing a little bit of A Mary Like Me today. This is one of my favorite chapters…well…personally, I like all of the chapters, but THIS ONE is close to my heart. The book was written to encourage women to step out into their calling. Sometimes we compare ourselves to talented peers and saintly biblical … Continue reading “Word Wednesday: Agathos/ Better or Useful?”

Suffering Sucks but Heaven is Coming (Book Give-away!)

… some people brought to Him a man who was deaf and could hardly talk, and they begged Him to place His hands on the man. After they took him aside, away from the crowd, Jesus put His fingers in the man’s ears. Then He spit and touched the man’s tongue. He looked up to … Continue reading “Suffering Sucks but Heaven is Coming (Book Give-away!)”

Bite of Bread: Lighting Our Hearts (Dec. 9-15)

  The tree is up. Stockings are hung, and the nativity scene is carefully placed for all to see. The lights from the tree cheer the dreary winter days; they warm my heart though no heat radiates from the bulbs. It’s my favorite part of Christmas. Lights. The scriptures this week focus on Jesus, the Light of the World. … Continue reading “Bite of Bread: Lighting Our Hearts (Dec. 9-15)”

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