Today was one of those days that didn’t got the way I planned. Ever have one of those? I should be used to this by now. I should. But I’m not. Some days I wake up with my day all planned out. Then circumstances come up and take me in a completely different direction.… Continue reading Day 14 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus In Your Daily Life: Today Didn’t Go As Planned
Ever wonder what it means to abide in Jesus and why it’s so important? And what it has to do with treating God like a Vending Machine? Well,come on in and I will let you in on the secret.
Have you had this experience, or is it just me? Your stomach is demanding food but there aren’t many options around so you walk up to a vending machine, dollar bill in hand. After pursuing the options you make your selection and insert the bill. The machine sucks in it and then spits it out.… Continue reading Day 12 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: God is NOT a Vending Machine – Part 1: Abide
Fog hovers over the surface of the lake; spreading its arms, quieting its wake. A hush comes over the forest that is not the norm. The world is subdued--waiting for the storm. No loons call out, bidding goodbye to the day. The choruses of crickets and frogs are silent--instead, they pray. Beneath the heaviness… Continue reading Day 11 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus In Your Daily Life: The Storm
Two little girls Sat together in the same row, Because there was no one with the last name Beginning with M, N, or O Two little girls Became the best of friends; Vowing to be by each other’s side Until the very end. Two little girls Holding hands on the swing; Elbows locked… Continue reading Day 10 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: Two Little Girls
These last 12 months have been an adventure. Two years ago we purchased fixer-upper house because we loved the location, large yard, and lake access. However, to make our new home more functional for our large family and entertaining style, we needed to put on an addition and redo absolutely everything inside and out. And… Continue reading Day 9 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: Excavations
The sun pierced through the clouds; and with the help of the wind, it pushed them away. As its rays glitter off the droplets clinging to the leaves, their warmth penetrates everything around you. Your once darkened world is now aglow, and the numbness that once held you captive is starting the leave your body.… Continue reading Day 8 of 31Days of Seeing Jesus In Your Daily Life: Reflections In The Puddle
Yesterday morning my poor Piper was losing her mind! A little background: Our yard has a variety of huge mature trees, including a lot of burr oaks. In the fall, their dropping acorns beckon every squirrel in the county, and these innocent looking pirates torment my poor little girl. But I can’t lie, it’s kinda… Continue reading Day 7 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: Oh, To (Not) Be Young Again!
The other day I was picking up my son from football practice and had the privilege of coming behind this truck. I adore old trucks! My man loves old cars and street rods, so over the last 20+ years, I’ve had the opportunity to develop an appreciation for these beauties. As I followed behind it,… Continue reading Day 6 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: Built Ford Tough With Chevy Parts
The sun ran its fingers through the leaves of my favorite maple tree as I was walked up from my son’s bus stop yesterday morning. The beauty took my breath away. Usually, when this happens, I only pause long enough to say, “Oh isn’t that pretty” and move on. But yesterday I didn’t. Instead, I… Continue reading Day 5 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus In Your Daily Life: Sun-soaked Radiance