Tag Archives: love

Where is God when…?

Life happens so quickly. Small decisions lead to other small decisions, and before you know it, you are far along a path that you didn’t know you started. Sometimes this is a great thing, sometimes it is a path to … Continue reading

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Dare to Dream

  I found this the other day on Instagram, and had to share it with you. Thank you @honestwomanhood for an incredible reflection. Enjoy! Disturb us, Lord, when we are too well pleased with ourselves, when our dreams have come … Continue reading

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After the storm

Now that our own, personal evacuee from Hurricane Harvey has returned to Houston safely, I can reflect a little on the events of the last week. Living in central Texas, we know many people who have either been directly affected … Continue reading

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Who is God’s favorite?

  As one of four children, I remember incessantly asking my mother which one of us was her favorite. None of us were satisfied with her answer of loving each of us the best, and loving each of us differently. … Continue reading

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Music Monday: From the Inside Out

I hope everyone gets a chance to see some part of the solar eclipse today. I’ve heard that most people who are in the path of totality actually miss one of the most spectacular parts of the eclipse. They are … Continue reading

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Bearing Fruit

  The fruit of silence is prayer. The fruit of prayer is faith. The fruit of faith is love. The fruit of love is service. The fruit of service is peace. This philosophy was Mother Teresa’s calling card. It’s quite … Continue reading

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Music Monday: You Make Me Brave – Amanda Cook

  As I wrote my first Bible study, Be Not Afraid: Living with Faith in the Midst of a Fearful World, I knew that there were so many people who needed to hear the words “Be Not Afraid” from their … Continue reading

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Do you know me?

Do you have that friend who has known you forever? Someone who can finish the story you tell about “That time when…,” or someone who knows something is wrong just by the tone of your voice? They haven’t just known … Continue reading

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Music Monday: So Small

It’s summer, so it’s time for Music Monday again. Time for some new songs and some old songs. Some songs that are overtly Christian, and some that don’t seem to be at first glance. This song is one of those … Continue reading

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Talk, talk, talk

When we pray, when we talk to God, it is so easy to fill our prayer with words. There are endless suggestions for ways to pray with words. Here are just a few I know of: ACTS – Adoration, Contrition, Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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