Set Free

“For by the blood of Christ we are set free, that is, our sins are forgiven. How great is the grace of God,”. ‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭1‬:‭7‬ ‭ Clients will often come in and tell me of the terrible sins of their past. I am often askedhow I view them in light of the darkness they have... Continue Reading →

DIY disasters

Describe the most ambitious DIY project you've ever taken on. The most ambitious DIY I have undertaken was building a porch on our doublewide. I admit after gathering the materials, I became more of a supervisor. The porch was small, maybe 6x6 or 8x8 in size. Made of cement cinder blocks, filled with rocks from... Continue Reading →


“Charm is deceptive and beauty disappears, but a woman who honors the Lord should be praised.” Proverbs‬ ‭31‬:‭30‬ ‭ Charm misleads Pretending to be Someone it is not. Leading lovers astray When true colors Are revealed. Beauty is Skin deep and fleeting When we are young We think it will Never leave As we age... Continue Reading →

What is Good?

“Do not let evil defeat you; instead, conquer evil with good.” ‭‭Romans‬ ‭12‬:‭21‬ ‭ There is a quote that has stuck with me many years, it has been credited to many. I heard it on the television show 7th Heaven from the father on the show. He said “All it takes for evil to win... Continue Reading →

Never Give Up

“Let us keep our eyes fixed on Jesus, on whom our faith depends from beginning to end. He did not give up because of the cross! On the contrary, because of the joy that was waiting for him, he thought nothing of the disgrace of dying on the cross, and he is now seated at... Continue Reading →

Guarding Peace

“And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” ‭‭Philippians‬ ‭4‬:‭7‬ I remember when I was a child my mom would always ask or demand for “a little peace and quiet”. Maybe it is just me, but there are times when complete chaos can be... Continue Reading →


“Do not banish me from your presence; do not take your holy spirit away from me. Give me again the joy that comes from your salvation, and make me willing to obey you.” ‭‭Psalm‬ ‭51‬:‭11‬-‭12‬ ‭ This is one of my favorite Psalm passages. David wrote it after he committed adultery and subsequently murdered the... Continue Reading →


““But even now,” says the Lord, “repent sincerely and return to me with fasting and weeping and mourning. Let your broken heart show your sorrow; tearing your clothes is not enough.” Come back to the Lord your God. He is kind and full of mercy; he is patient and keeps his promise; he is always... Continue Reading →

Creating Treasure

“I have the strength to face all conditions by the power that Christ gives me.” Philippians‬ ‭4‬:‭13‬ ‭ All conditions. All is pretty encompassing. There is nothing we can face that Christ can’t give us the strength to endure. Doesn’t that evoke a deep level of hope? Paul knew what it was like to walk... Continue Reading →

As a Deer…

“As a deer longs for a stream of cool water, so I long for you, O God.” Psalm‬ ‭42‬:‭1‬ There is a song that has this same line in it, as a young adult it was one of my favorite songs to sing. There is something beautiful about the use of nature in praising God.... Continue Reading →

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