Category Archives: Love

Don’t just sit there…

Now that we know we were made for holiness, that we live most fully when we let our light shine, and have some tools to help us stay connected to that light, we will finish with a call to action. … Continue reading

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What do you think?

Now, all of this holy living is great that we’ve been talking about the last couple weeks is great, but it doesn’t just happen. Not normally. There are plenty of times when we just can’t “put on compassion, kindness, or … Continue reading

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Instruction Manual

I love using Colossians 3:12-17 as a blueprint for life in Christ. The Philippians passage from Wednesday about always rejoicing can be a little hard sometimes. I know there have been times when rejoicing has been about the last thing … Continue reading

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You are the light of the world

As we move to a life of holiness, it can be a little scary. We think it will be too hard, that it will demand too much of us, and that we will have no place in the life we … Continue reading

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Fruits of the Spirit: Gentleness

There are times that a firm “No,” or even “Absolutely not,” are needed. There are times when a strong push is the only thing that will open a door or move an obstacle. It’s easy to think that a spirit … Continue reading

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Charity

We start today with the Fruit of the Spirit that anchors all the others. When we live with charity, or complete life-giving love, we live with God’s love spilling from our hearts. It is beyond physical attraction or love based … Continue reading

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Understanding

I have a family member who is not a big fan of religion or even God for that matter. Discussions about faith are always treacherous and any reasonable facts or concepts are not going to get through. Needless to say, … Continue reading

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Joy in my Heart

  What brings you joy? Truly brings you joy? Have you thought about that lately? I was thinking about that the other day. I have lots of things that bring me joy – laughing with my children, hiking outside on … Continue reading

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Who’s praying for you?

Every once in a while I stop in a prayer and really think about what I’m saying. You know what I mean – that moment when you really hear what your saying or suddenly see it from a different perspective. … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Reckless Love (of God)

The overwhelming, never-ending, reckless love of God It chases me down, fights till I’m found, leaves the ninety-nine This is the love God has for us. Fierce, penetrating, and solid. It can be hard for us to believe, especially when … Continue reading

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