We don’t do Christmas. And no, we’re not atheists. We took a serious look at the traditions in our Christian faith and didn’t like where some of them started. Particularly Christmas and Easter, which have roots in paganism. I’m not going to go into all that in this post, but if you’re curious you can read the post I wrote a while back titled A Clear Picture of Christmas. We also don’t “do”… Continue Reading
Spending almost three weeks in the Holy Land will teach you things. Things about yourself. Things about others. Things about YHWH. Things about life. You’ll find yourself, later on, in situations where those lessons learned prove to be insightful. Take, for instance, The Church of the Holy Sepulchre. We visited there on our trip, and it was not one of my favorite places.
Recently, I came across a great little blog called Pint Sized Treasures and just fell in love! The author was just days from releasing her book, 25 Days to a Happier Home. From the description, I knew this book would be something my readers would love, so I wrote to her and asked about blogger review opportunities. A few days later I got a reply with all the info I needed to read… Continue Reading
We all have people in our lives who rub us the wrong way. Some have even gone as far as to plunge a long, sharp knife deep into our back. So what do you do when God says “be a blessing to your enemy”? You have a choice to obey – or not – just like with anything else. But when God is asking you to step out and be… Continue Reading
After using the SOAP format for a few weeks, I’ve found that I really like it. Well enough to switch my devotional posts over to a collaborative blog I’m doing with a dear friend of mine, where we are both searching for God’s pure, unadulterated Truth. I’ve begun studying a book by Nancy Leigh DeMoss, Lies Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free, along with the companion study… Continue Reading
Ever have one of those mornings (or whenever you have your quiet devotional time) where you just can’t seem to focus on what you’re reading? As I asked the Lord what to read today, one verse kept running through my head…I couldn’t remember where it was exactly, but knew it was in Romans. I thought Romans 8, and read that…but that wasn’t it. So I looked up the verse and… Continue Reading