Monthly Archives: January 2021

Wide Open Spaces

“Wide open spaces” These three words woke with me this morning. I thought about the scenery I have taken in during drives with my husband since moving to New Mexico. Wide open spaces. No people around. No noise. Nothing but … Continue reading

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Purpose over Plans

Proverbs 19:21 Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the work that was stand. I am a planner. Not a down to the minute, or even the hourly planner, but I … Continue reading

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Discern, Heed, Obey

Hebrews 5:14 But solid food is for the mature, for those who have their powers of discernment changed by constant practice to distinguish good from evil. I like to give people the benefit of the doubt. I feel like I … Continue reading

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Welcoming those from the other side of the table

Romans 5:7 Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God. We live in a world divided right now. Everything seems to be right-wing or left-wing. It’s all about what you are for, or what … Continue reading

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The Unseen Importance

as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal. 2 Corinthian 4:18 Prayers. Faith. Salvation. Forgiveness. … Continue reading

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Harvest

Galatians 6:9 and let us not grow weary in doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. When I think of reaping, I think of harvest. Some plants grow and bear fruit in … Continue reading

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Unblemished

“As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, since it is written, “You shall be holy, for I … Continue reading

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Signs

Maybe it is just me, but I feel like we all want a full on sign from God, like Moses and the burning bush, about the direction we should be headed in our lives. I find that God speaks to … Continue reading

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Seeking Him

At the end of the year, I left my childhood town in Arkansas and moved to New Mexico. I have been surprised at how the temperatures may be similar on the thermometer but my body has felt warmer since I … Continue reading

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First Words

My pastor used to always ask “What is the first thing that God created?” I would always answer “the Heavens and the Earth.” His response was the first thing God created was sound. He spoke things into being. In the beginning God … Continue reading

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