Monthly Archives: October 2015

hold fast

Then the dragon was enraged at the woman and went off to wage war against the rest of her offspring—those who keep God’s commands and hold fast their testimony about Jesus (Revelation 12:17).  In the past couple of years it … Continue reading

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fading away

We’ve been studying through 1 Samuel these past few weeks.  Israel was without true spiritual leaders.  Eli and his sons were in charge of the spiritual leadership of the country and yet, there was rampant abuse, physical, emotional, possibly sexual … Continue reading

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before I forget…

My mom and I live in different states and don’t talk as often.  When we do talk, we have a mental laundry list of events, anecdotes, and other pieces of interest to each of us.  From asking if we knew … Continue reading

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One Thing

I, even I, am the Lord, and apart from me there is no savior. I have revealed and saved and proclaimed— I, and not some foreign god among you. You are my witnesses,” declares the Lord, “that I am God … Continue reading

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buying in

Today on the radio, I heard about family members and friends who have been offering large amounts of money to expectant couples in their family so that they can have a namesake.  Thankfully, many couples have declined choosing to name … Continue reading

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who’s in charge?

“If you have trouble with authority here on earth, you can bet you have trouble with the authority of Heaven,” –Bryan Clark, pastor. These words have echoed inside of me deeply.  I often think of myself as compliant, obedient, respectful … Continue reading

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loss, love, and the other side

As our house renovation/restoration is underway we have not connected our television or had Internet connected.  I have gone without the images of newest “must have items” and the “blockbuster” movies of the summer.  I don’t feel like I have … Continue reading

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promises, promises

During my life I have heard so many people “promise” something to me.  I have promised to accomplish a task in a timely manner, change a habit, break a habit, forgive someone for something. I am sure you can create … Continue reading

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