Words that Hit the Mark From Romans 12

In this season of what ifs and waiting, the following verses were just what I needed from Romans 12 in the Message. “So here’s what you do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life-your sleeping, eating, going to work, and walking around life-and place it before God as an offering.  Embracing what God does for you is the best […]

Is It Worth It?

Is it worth it?  This question is often asked when times are hard, and we are discouraged and confused.   It is asked by mothers struggling with a handful of little ones, pastors whose flocks are apathetic, and teachers with unruly, failing students.  In fact, this question was the topic of a dinner conversation a week ago.  Is what we […]

What Will Win The Battle

I just finished reading the Blood of Kings fantasy series by Jill Williamson.  In the last book, the characters were fighting a battle against darkness.  One of the main characters was going against the evil master who had brought darkness to the land.  He was not an experienced fighter, but he was chosen by Arman (who represented God in the […]

My Favorite Books of 2014

Every year I enjoy looking back on the books I have read to see which ones challenged me, which ones brought laughter and entertainment, and which ones were just what I needed.  For the first time,  I kept a list of all the books I have read.  You can find the list here.  My goal was to read more nonfiction […]