Category Archives: reflections

Jezebels

Have you ever met someone and thought, “If only they could use their energy and passion for something good!” It can be discouraging to watch someone consistently push and push for their perspective to become the norm, when in reality, … Continue reading

Posted in Walking by Faith and not by sight, reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

falling again and again

I have been walking with Christ for as long as I have known my husband, it’s one of the biggest parts of my faith. My faith journey is completely separate from him but it also runs parallel with him. During … Continue reading

Posted in Walking by Faith and not by sight, reflections, maturing in Christ | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

covered

For as far back as I can recall, my family has made nature a thing to study. My brother and I learned to watch clouds form, appreciate the changing of seasons, and find the wonder in how things are created. … Continue reading

Posted in reflections, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

fluff and stuff

Dear Ones, have you ever noticed that you get distracted when you sit down to truly spend time studying Scripture, or spending time in prayer, or even trying to write in your Faith journal? Have you ever found yourself suddenly cleaning … Continue reading

Posted in maturing in Christ, reflections, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

never

“Never is a frightening word.”* The word never is absolute, unchanging, final. Once spoken, it is understood that the speaker will not be moved to alter the decision. It carries with it a sense of a closed door, locked up tight, … Continue reading

Posted in maturing in Christ, reflections, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

nothing compares

When I think of my Jesus, the very Jesus who came to die for me, I am overwhelmed. Being known by Jesus, having an intimate relationship with Him, being loved by Him and knowing His love has no expiration date … Continue reading

Posted in maturing in Christ, reflections, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

blessings to you

It is the end of the school year and as students clean out their lockers, hand in their final papers and take their final tests, there is a need for something more. One more conversation with the students in our … Continue reading

Posted in maturing in Christ, reflections, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

I don’t want to…

I don’t want to break promises. I go to great lengths to not even use the word promise when I tell someone I will do something. I fret that I will injure someone if I am not able to fulfill the … Continue reading

Posted in growing pains, maturing in Christ, reflections, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

joyful patient faith

As a young child I often heard this verse, Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer (Romans 12:12). I couldn’t imagine to do these things with the kind of “master level” I thought was required of me. It … Continue reading

Posted in maturing in Christ, reflections, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

My friend, Elisabeth

Years ago, I was supposed to get married to a young man who lived in Texas. I was living in Illinois at the time and as the time got closer to the wedding date I was given books about marriage, … Continue reading

Posted in maturing in Christ, reflections, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , | Leave a comment