I love Easter Sunday. I love the celebratory music we sing at church. I love the passages of Scripture we read during worship. Most of all, I love the visual image of the Empty Tomb. In one culminating and specific moment in history, Jesus Christ summarizes and finalizes the salvation narrative. There are six things … Continue reading Why I Love Easter So Much
The LORD is my chosen portion and my cup; you hold my lot. The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance. - Psalm 16:5-6 As my school was planning my high school graduation they asked all of the graduates for a life verse. At the time I thought … Continue reading Is My Lot Pleasant?
I don't remember much from when I was 3, but from as long as I can remember, I've always wanted to be a mommy. Long before I understood or wanted to be married, I wanted to be a mom. Specifically I wanted a bunch of boys and one girl. As my single years extended, the … Continue reading When God Detours Your Life
I think most people would consider me a fairly positive person. I try really hard keep my complaining to a minimum. Yesterday I took a sick day from work. Later on in the day, my sister called and asked if I was feeling better. My response, "Well, I don't feel like digging my ovaries out … Continue reading When My Body Fails
Think of GOD a moment. Your thoughts cannot reach Him. He is infinitely pure--the heavens are not clean in His sight. He even charges His holy angels with folly! That is one side of the picture. Now look at YOURSELF--a worm that has rebelled against its Creator, loathsome with sin, defiled through and through! When … Continue reading Who But Christ!
What a marvelous power does this cross of Jesus possess! It changes the Christian's entire judgment of the world. Looking at the world through the cross--his opinion is totally revolutionized. He sees the world as it really is--a sinful, empty, vain thing. He learns its iniquity, in that it crucified the Lord of life and … Continue reading When the Cross Eclipses
Breadwinner. House payment. Utilities. Car Upkeep. Yard Upkeep. House Upkeep. Making Meals. Cleaning the House. Making Decisions. Serving in Church. Participating in Church. Going to Events. Going to Parties. Putting Gas in the Car. Grocery Shopping. Sick Days. Doctor Visits. Vacations. Family Gatherings. Shopping for well, anything and everything. Sounds like the typical life of … Continue reading Alone