This is an update on my last post. It may have taken 4 months but I now have a complete song! 🙂 I added a second verse and a bridge, changed the name to "The God I Know," and worked with a good friend to help me with the chords. I'm excited because I will …
Stuart M. Perkins also known as the Storyshucker, is a poignant storyteller. This particular story touched my heart. Read and see the power of a story may change a life.
A longtime friend commented during dinner that her next door neighbor’s son was on the path to nowhere and constantly in trouble. She thought herself clever referring to him as “a weed in the garden of life”. Although an avid fan of barbed words and wit, I found her comment harsh directed at a kid who was barely a teenager. He was dismissed and labeled as worthless. A weed.
“But maybe he’s a pokeweed!” I said in a positive tone.
She rolled her eyes. I recognized the look of resignation on her face. The look many of my friends have when I spit out a puzzling one-liner and they know a story is coming. She sipped her drink and grinned, arms crossed in silent permission for me to proceed.
Years ago I had a yard packed with plants. It was full of boxwoods, azaleas, and geraniums surrounding a dogwood centerpiece…
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I was all set! I had determined to be successful at writing! I studied, I invested, I sought encouragement, but alas, I found frustration, and frustration stopped me in my tracks. My struggle to understand the ways of marketing and social media promotion simply took the wind out of my sails and writing lost its …
I need your help. I'm in the process of building a new blog that addresses the the spiritual aspect of health for the Christian in response to the lack in the holistic approach to health. What are some of the struggles you have? What would you find helpful in a blog? What resources do you …
I went through this years ago in my marriage, she has great insight.
I’m reblogging this as God has been speaking to me regarding meditating on his Word and Bernie is good at that.
Today I am simply overwhelmed by what God reveals in just five lil’ power packed verses in the first chapter of John.
9 There was the true Light
And that true Light was Jesus Christ … the Light of the world.
which, coming into the world
From the heavenly realm of Father God, a Lamb sent to slaughter … the Son was sent into this world … this world corrupted by sin, condemned to death and held captive by the father of lies … the devil.
enlightens every man.
Only the true Light gives true enlightenment … not the counterfeit offered and embraced by men and the world.
10 He was in the world,
Christ Jesus … the Son of God … the Light of the world … was in the world … enemy territory …
and the world was made through Him,
He was in the world created through…
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I love this brother’s open love for God and his great insights.
My dear friend Jim and I began our journey together this morning through the book The Indwelling Life of Christ: All of Him in All of Me by Major W. Ian Thomas.
The goal: Reading and discussing two chapters a week … there are fifty chapters in this little devotional –style book.
The result: We just barely made it through the introduction.
I had read the intro and the first two chapters, highlighting in yellow, underlining in red, and making personal notes. Interestingly enough … most of what had spoken to Jim’s heart touched on things I had seemingly just read over … my book had no highlights … no red marks … no notes … on those passages.
Through Jim and Major Thomas, I sensed God revealing profound truths that I had simply skimmed over … so no doubt going through this together and discussing will hopefully multiply our…
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