Tag Archives: blessings

Magic-God or Real-God?

I am always sharing stories with my family about miracles that God is working in the lives of people that I know. Healings, opportunities being presented, relationships restored, and lives being saved. It makes me wonder sometimes if I am … Continue reading

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What kind of life do you want to lead?

Do you want to successful or significant? I read this question in the book On Fire, by John O’Leary (which is a great read if you’re looking for some inspirational summer reading) As I read it, I realized that the two are … Continue reading

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Explain

  When we can see our blessings and God’s work around us, it changes us. There is something different that is almost tangible. You may have felt it – the peace, the joy, the awe of seeing that there is … Continue reading

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Walk to Emmaus

  Have you heard the story about the walk to Emmaus? Two of the disciples are walking to a town seven miles away after Jesus has risen. They’re pretty downtrodden, are leaving Jerusalem in a spirit of defeat. Along the way, … Continue reading

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Unexpected Blessings

    After my fourth child, I had major postpartum that manifested in anxiety and panic attacks. Looking back now, I really don’t ever want to do that again. It was just awful. But, at the same time, I would … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

College kids are coming home, Christmas music is already playing on the radio, and the holiday season has begun. As we arrive at this week, which came much more quickly than I thought it would, I look forward and see … Continue reading

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Making Plans

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility. It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. – … Continue reading

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Follow Me 10

You know those times when life is great and all is wonderful in the world? That’s where we go today. Jesus enters Jerusalem to songs and praise and roads lined with people laying down palm branches. Awesome. All His work … Continue reading

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Love Connection

Lobo was a homeless guy that I would see on a regular basis. He was quite the character – one of his signs said, “Lear jet ran out of fuel”. We almost always have food in the car to give … Continue reading

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Don’t Look Up

I was reflecting this morning on the Ascension, when Jesus returns to heaven after the resurrection.  My prayer was for help to remember look up to see Jesus rather than always looking inward at my life. Then I was reminded, … Continue reading

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