Harmony and Grace

“Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight. Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.” —Romans... Continue Reading →

Love Shines Brightest

Today’s post is simply a quote. Lately chaos has surrounded the church of which I am a member. I’ve been involved in meetings intent on finding peace in that chaos. When I read the following quote I was encouraged and made hopeful. May it do so you to as well! “Thus love shines brightest when... Continue Reading →

Collard Greens and Jesus

As most parents do, mine encouraged me to try new foods. “You won’t know if you like it if you never try it!” Some things you just know you’re not going to like. Some things you dislike, but you grow into them. I never grew into liver. I remember one evening while in Junior High... Continue Reading →

Sin and Prayer

Have you ever felt that, despite all of your prayers, God remains silent? You desperately need answers, but the answers don’t come? Perhaps you feel as though you are locked in a vault—your prayers hit the ceiling and bounce back—nothing in and nothing out. There can be any number of reasons why we don’t always... Continue Reading →

Anxious?

A friend called me the morning after the rioting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. He was so frantic and worked up that he kept interrupting me. I couldn’t seem to get more than two or three words out before he would begin ranting again. He was terrified that the entire country was going... Continue Reading →

It’s About How You Love!

“Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth” (1 John‬ ‭3:18‬ ‭ESV‬‬). “I love you!” Those are words we can never hear enough. But we all know, or have known, people whose actions failed to line up with their words. We are aware of people who have... Continue Reading →

Gratitude

“This phrase, ‘Yet once more,’ indicates the removal of things that are shaken—that is, things that have been made—in order that the things that cannot be shaken may remain. Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe….”... Continue Reading →

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