31 Day Challenge 2017, Jesus in Everyday Life

Day 29 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: The Resident

“Good-bye! we’ll see you shortly!” I chirp before hanging up the phone. Then as I face my family, panic overtakes me… “Quick! We have guests coming!” Those words are like a Starter’s pistol at the beginning of a race. Everyone jumps up and scurries into action as I bark orders and assign tasks while simultaneously… Continue reading Day 29 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: The Resident

31 Day Challenge 2017, ImportanceofBibleStudy, Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story

Day 28 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: Importance of Community

Today I joined a gym. Before you ask “How long is this going to last?” Know I’ve already asked myself that at least a dozen times. I’ve read the Scriptures commanding me to take care of my body more times than I can count. And every single time, I’ve felt the Spirit spur me to… Continue reading Day 28 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: Importance of Community

31 Day Challenge 2017, Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story

Day 23 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: It’s Time To Escape!

If you could escape anywhere for a week where would you go? What would you do? Who would be with you? Or would you be alone? These last few weeks I’ve been finding myself daydreaming about a marvelous little cabin on the North Shore of Lake Superior. I had the joy of spending six days… Continue reading Day 23 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: It’s Time To Escape!

31 Day Challenge 2017, Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story

Day 22 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: OOOOOH Shiny!

I love shiny things! I love new shoes and outfits, jewelry, crystal, oiled wood, polished stone, and sunshine glittering off the lake. I jokingly tell my husband, diamonds may not be this girl’s best friend, but sapphires, emeralds, and amethysts are some of her favorite companions. Ladies, I know I’m not alone here. And, Gentlemen,… Continue reading Day 22 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: OOOOOH Shiny!

31 Day Challenge 2017, Jesus in Everyday Life

Day 20 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in You Daily Life: There’s Something About a Campfire

There’s something about a campfire, isn’t there? It never fails to bring a smile to my face when I walk outside on a crisp autumn day and smell one on the breeze. Its seductive fragrance entices me to breathe its perfume deep into my lungs, savor it, and then let it go. I’m always amazed… Continue reading Day 20 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in You Daily Life: There’s Something About a Campfire

31 Day Challenge 2017, Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story

Day 19 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: You Did Show Up Today

Have you ever had one of those days? The kind where you have more to do than time to do it all in. You use your time wisely, you get a lot accomplished, but the list doesn’t get shorter. Actually, you wonder if it’s getting tips from the rabbits under the woodpile.  That was me… Continue reading Day 19 of 31 Days of Seeing Jesus in Your Daily Life: You Did Show Up Today

Deuteronomy Intro, Devotionals, ImportanceofBibleStudy

Transition: A Call To Complete Devotion, Intro. To Deuteronomy, part 2

As your leader takes a drink of water and prepares for his first discourse, you gaze at the people around you. These are your people. Your family. The seeds of your new nation. As you look in their eyes, you see a reflection of your own emotions: anticipation, excitement, fear, and grief. Everyone has lost… Continue reading Transition: A Call To Complete Devotion, Intro. To Deuteronomy, part 2