Where Is My Guest Room?

  On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, when it was customary to sacrifice the Passover lamb, Jesus’ disciples asked him, “Where do you want us to go and make preparations for you to eat the Passover?”So he sent two of his disciples, telling them, “Go into the city, and a man […]

Love Never Fails

Love never fails.  –1 Corinthians 13:8a Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.              –1 John 4:8, 16 I feel this week’s blog post should come with a warning: The following post contains math.  So for those that hate math, you’ve been warned!  However, it’s very […]

Praising in Advance

Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. –Romans 12:2 I will proclaim the name of the Lord. Oh, praise the greatness of our God! He is […]

Greater is He

You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.  –1 John 4:4 Remember the old Looney Toons episode where the two dogs, Spike and Chester, spend the whole episode trying to catch Sylvester the cat?  Initially Spike, the bulldog, is the hero and Chester, the […]

Dealing with Delays

For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks of the end and will not prove false.  Though it linger, wait for it; it will certainly come and will not delay.  –Habakkuk 2:3 Living in a more metropolitan area, traffic delays can become a frustrating but common part of everyday life.  As a self-proclaimed “get-er-done girl” I like to get where […]

On the Path: Finding Your Purpose

For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.  –Ephesians 2:10 I was recently invited to speak at a local church on finding your purpose. My schedule prevented me from being able to accept the invitation; however, it did get me thinking about this […]

When to Get Out of the Boat

Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. “It’s a ghost,” they said, and cried out in fear. But Jesus immediately said to them: “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.”  “Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come […]

A Prayer

Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.  –Matthew 18:19   This week it’s really been on my heart to press in and pray, so I thought I’d do some of that here so […]