For the past month and a half I have been planning on writing a tribute to one of my heroes. This woman has had a lasting and life-shaping impact on my life. But, if I'm honest, I've put off writing this post. One, because words cannot encapsulate her; I truly don't know where to start. … Continue reading Jo’s Home
Because you did not serve the LORD your God with joyfulness and gladness of heart, because of the abundance of all things, therefore you shall serve your enemies whom the LORD will send against you, in hunger and thirst, in nakedness, and lacking everything. And he will put a yoke of iron on your neck … Continue reading Joyful In All Circumstances
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. Ps. 16:5-6 When I graduated from high school I had to submit a “life verse” for the ceremony. I chose Psalm 16:5-6. I was thinking back to … Continue reading Pleasant Places
If you haven’t figured this out, I’m a bit of a country girl. All right, very much a country girl. Actually, yeah, a redneck at heart. So, it’s no surprise really, that my favorite all time singer (in any genre) is Josh Turner. One of my dreams, if you will, has been to to see … Continue reading So Grateful!
Whatever my God ordains is right, Here shall my stand be taken; Though sorrow, or need, or death be mine, Yet I am not forsaken, My Father’s care circles me there, He holds me that I shall not fall, And so to Him I leave it all. ~Samuel Rodigast
What could be better on a cool September day than baking and a gigantic glass of iced tea. Well, maybe dinner with friends tonight. :)
It’s so easy to get caught up in the business of of life and let church life and accountability (i.e. community) get lost in the shuffle. Why is community a priority? Why should I prioritize it? Really, come on now, what’s the big deal? Isn’t going to church on Sunday mornings enough? Simply put, community … Continue reading Why Community?