As we enter a new year, we certainly have dreams and goals that we want to accomplish. Some women create a “bucket list” while others write out goals with specific deadlines over the course of the year. Many of us have had New Year’s resolutions and have seen nothing become of them, leaving us disillusioned […]
So often, we are moving forward at such an accelerated speed, that we miss taking the time to look back.
What you may not know about me is that God has given me a Word for the Year for several years of my life now. One year, my word was discipline. One year the word was balance. I believe God has given me those yearly words to keep me focused on what He wanted to do that year in my life.
You are the reason God called Dale and I into Stained Glass Ministries. You are the reason God called me to start Living Deeper Ministries, the Deeper Gathering, and visioning for the future Deeper House. Our Great God had you in mind when He called us. He had you in mind when He sent […]
If you’ve been around the church, you have heard acrostics like JOY stands for “Jesus, then Others, then You”. Such a true statement! It does bring joy when we get our priorities in order! But more times than most, life comes with its pressures, some self-imposed and others not, and we seem to sense a […]
Do you know who said that famous quote? It is the opening phrase of a soliloquy spoken by Prince Hamlet in William Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet. In the scene, Hamlet is torn about avenging His father’s murder or not. “To be or not to be; that is the question.” This week of Advent has been an anticipatory look […]
Today, a friend texted me to ask me to pray for her daughter. She had witnessed a young man commit suicide right before her eyes. She was devastated and could not get the image out of her mind. My heart broke for her. My heart broke for the young man’s family, who will never see […]
Today, I had a bunch of errands to run. Have you had those days? So, I prayed that I would get it all done and it would be a fun day with the Lord. I put on my worship music and tootled all over town, with such joy in my heart. It was a great […]
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Family comes together. The turkey and dressing gets put in the oven. The pumpkin pie sits out, ready to be devoured. It’s Thanksgiving! We are hungry and can hardly wait to eat this scrumptious meal, and yet, there is something we hunger for spiritually that we rarely get. We have prayers that never seemed to […]