My blogging friend, Diana, at Gratitude is an attitude asked me at the beginning of the year if I minded if she would start doing a thankfulness series similar to mine. I didn’t mind at all, so she started a 366 days of thanks, since this is a leap year. The other day she posted… Read More Day 224- Thankful for mats and rugs
Some time ago I got a raw egg out of the refrigerator to make some gluten-free pancakes and a leftover boiled egg to eat by itself. I set the eggs on the counter, and went to do something else. When I came back to the kitchen, I thought I remembered which egg was which. I… Read More Day 173- Thankful for lessons about truth from a boiled egg
Dear Jesus, I was just thinking about how incredible it is that You came to earth as a baby. You, the One who created the world and the universe, how did You fit into that tiny body? And why would You even do that? Lord Jesus, I find it ironic that You created Your own… Read More Letter to Jesus – Day 59 of Thanks
“These will wage war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, because He is Lord of lords and King of kings.” Revelation 17:14a There is so much darkness in the world today. I’ve all but stopped watching the news, and even the news that comes into my inbox, some days, I just can’t… Read More Day 57 – Thankful that the Lamb will overcome!
Hi, and welcome to Worship with me! This past month I’ve been trying to obey God in His call to write something I’m thankful to Him for every day. While each of those days is about thanking Him, I’m realizing that writing about being thankful does not go as deep as just being still before… Read More Worship with me #67
This morning I had the joy and privilege of translating the testimony of a brother in Christ from French to English in front of the whole church! This brother is from Togo, so he speaks at least one African language plus French, and he is learning English as well. Translating like this is something that… Read More Today’s International Worship
Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts; And see if there be any hurtful way in me, And lead me in the everlasting way. Psalms 139:23-24 NASB Yes, Lord, we open our hearts to You today and invite You to do whatever cleaning needs to be done… Read More Scripture prayers #1
Dear Lord, Here we are again, bowing before You, recognizing that You are more huge than we can ever conceive, that You are truly righteous, and that you keep your eye on us as an act of love. We praise You that You choose to look at us through the blood of Christ’s sacrifice and… Read More Worship with me #44
Welcome to Worship with me! I invite you to pray and praise God with me once again, realizing that He is mighty to save and able to help us in all our needs! Dear Lord, our Savior and our God, We bless You, Lord! You are the Eternal God who was, and are, and always… Read More Worship with me #43
To those of you who have been worshipping with me since the beginning of the year, thank you, and welcome again! For those of you who have joined more recently, welcome, and I would like to invite you not only to read these prayers of worship, but also to pray them for yourself and to… Read More Worship with me #40
Do you ever feel like you signed up for a race, perhaps even a marathon, and someone decided to set up hurdles and high jumps on the track? That’s what I’ve been feeling like the last couple of years. There are numerous hurdles that have been placed in front of me, some of them by… Read More Hurdles in the Race of Life
He doesn’t know that he could drop song for worry. He doesn’t know that he could drop peace for hurry. He doesn’t know he could stop trusting You with his life. He doesn’t consider giving up joy for strife. He doesn’t know that heavy burdens he could carry, For he knows that in God’s care… Read More The Simple-minded Songbird
Is Jesus Lord of all? The short answer is yes. The Bible says He is, so, of course He is! But what does “Lord” even mean? In the New Testament, almost every time we see the word “Lord”, it is from the Greek word, “Kurios”, which means “supreme in authority”. * So, yes, as Christians… Read More Is Jesus Lord of All?
Our family has adopted an older dog named Lilly. She is 10 years old and has already learned things from other masters that we know nothing about. When we first got her, I tried to get her to roll over; she’ll try anything for a treat! If food is involved, she’s in! So, with some… Read More More Lessons from Lilly… Read More More Lessons from Lilly
Almost a month ago, before things got super busy, and before I started memorizing the book of John, I started this post on the encouragement found in 2 Samuel 22:36b The NASB just says, “Your help makes me great,” which is already an inspiring thought! A few other translations say, “You stoop down to make… Read More Gentle Jesus
Hi, everyone! I hope you are all doing well today! Now that VBS is over, I’m trying to check the things off my mental checklist that I had been saving till later. One of those is this competition with my teens to memorize the book of John. I can hear many of you sighing, and some… Read More Memorizing John