Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story

January’s Lesson

The Vibrant Relevance of God’s Word nailed me last week! And I didn’t even feel the blow until later when it started to sting. When I opened my Bible for my quiet time, I didn’t get further than this: I am the Lord your God, who rescued you from the land of Egypt, the place… Continue reading January’s Lesson

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Some Days Don’t Go As Planned…

Ever have days when things don't go as planned. When life happens? Me too. That's usually when Jesus get my attention and teaches me something new.

Devotionals, Jesus in Everyday Life, Psalm 100

Psalm 100, Part 5: COME!

I don’t know about you, but after worshiping with other Believers, I feel encouraged! No matter what season I’m in, what challenges I’m facing, what I’m wrestling with, or how broken I am—I always feel refreshed, refocused, and more hopeful. Come. 'Taste and see that the Lord is good. Oh, the joys of those who take refuge in him!' Psalms 34:8

Devotionals, Jesus in Everyday Life, Psalm 100

Psalm 100, Part 4: Serving Others

What if I told you serving others in the name of Jesus Christ is a form of worship AND can be instrumental in your healing? Would you believe me?

Devotionals, Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story, Psalm 100

Welcome To The Holiday Season

Too much to do and not enough time to do it in this Christmas season? Afraid if you pull anything out it will crash like Jenga blocks? It doesn't have to be this way. Discover perspective, hope...and Joy.

Devotionals, My Story, Psalm 100

Psalm 100, Part 3: SHOUT!

Psalm 100 was written for you! The hope it offers is yours! Even if a heart of gratitude is not your present reality--it can be.

Guest Post, Psalm 100, Reflect, Why We Should Thank God

The Empty Chair. Finding Joy this Holiday Season

Finding joy in the holiday season can be tough. Sometimes, the joy isn't found as much as it's chosen. For some, holidays are a struggle because unforgiveness in the family still resides or the personality conflicts haven't been resolved. But for others, holidays are a reminder of loss. They magnify what or who is no… Continue reading The Empty Chair. Finding Joy this Holiday Season

Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story, Your Purpose

Ask For God’s Best and Give Him Your Best

  Sometimes my kids are smarter than I am. I don’t mean in the academic sense—although, that’s true in the math department. What I mean is, there are times my children teach me about being wise and resilient. About giving something my best effort, even if it’s a long shot. About putting myself out there… Continue reading Ask For God’s Best and Give Him Your Best

Devotionals, Jesus in Everyday Life, Psalm 100, Why We Should Thank God

Psalm 100, Part 2: Our God, Our Redeemer

Shout with joy to the Lord, all the earth! Worship the Lord with gladness. Come before him, singing with joy. Acknowledge that the Lord is God! He made us, and we are his. We are his people, the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving; go into his courts with praise. Give thanks… Continue reading Psalm 100, Part 2: Our God, Our Redeemer

Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story

A Season of Refinement

The fire. The heat. It’s unbearable. I’m not sure I can endure it. Will it consume me? Will I survive? Will I come out on the other side intact? I can feel the fear welling up inside me. The uncertainty. The dread. I know I’ve asked God to remove everything in me that’s not honoring… Continue reading A Season of Refinement