Uprooted

“See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled;”. Hebrews‬ ‭12:15‬ ‭‬‬ God‘s grace and powers me to do what I can’t do on my own. That includes forgiving those that have done me wrong. When... Continue Reading →

Lessons from a Prodigal and His Brother

“And he said, “There was a man who had two sons. And the younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of property that is coming to me.’ And he divided his property between them. Not many days later, the younger son gathered all he had and took a journey into... Continue Reading →

Forgiveness of Sins

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.  I John 1:9  As I read this scripture my mind went in four different directions.  Such a familiar passage, and yet I was seeing it with a fresh perspective and an inquiring mind. We have to... Continue Reading →

I am

I am a native of my community. I was born and raised in the same local place. Then so moved away and spent a little more than a decade out of state before finding my way back home. That also describes my relationship with God and church. I grew up in church, from the time... Continue Reading →

You are blessed

As you start your day, I just want to remind you of just how blessed and loved you are. Ephesians1:3-8 holds many truths. I would encourage you to explore for yourself. Among them: God has blessed you with every good thing because you are saved and you belong to Jesus. He chose you to be... Continue Reading →

The Art of Revenge #Write31Days

Revenge is a powerful thing.  It is easy to justify retaliation when we have been wronged.  It is easy to share the wrong with others and have them justify retaliation.  But God asks for us to wait on Him to handle the matter. It takes discipline to wait for the Lord to handle things.  So... Continue Reading →

But God

I have very few memories from childhood. What few I have that are my own (Not stories told to me or remembered through pictures), are negative memories, But God. I am the youngest of five siblings, my oldest brother is ten years older and the closest in age sibling died at birth two years before I... Continue Reading →

Attacks from Others

Daniel 6:1-15  It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom one hundred and twenty satraps, to be over the whole kingdom; and over these, three governors, of whom Daniel was one, that the satraps might give account to them, so that the king would suffer no loss. Then this Daniel distinguished himself above the governors... Continue Reading →

Letting Go

Many people walk through life with a grudge, waiting for those who hurt them to come and say “I am sorry.”  “I was wrong.”  “I shouldn’t have done _________.”  “Please forgive me.” “Let me make it up to you.”  While these are all great things for someone who has hurt someone to do, they are... Continue Reading →

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