When Simon Peter first met Jesus, He told him to go out to the deep water and let down his nets to catch some fish. Peter replied, “Well we were out there all night and caught nothing, but because you say so, I’ll give it a try.” Peter caught so many fish that he had … More First impressions count
With Irma being the topic of discussion, there is much infighting in the body of Christ as to whose job it is to speak against this storm. Some say only God has the power to calm the storm, and we should just pray and ask Him to stop it. Others are rising up, saying that … More Is it God’s job, or ours? Do we tell the storm to cease, or does He?
Although when I was in the midst of vomiting, I did say “Jesus please help me”, once I was stabilized and realized I was in for a journey, I fell back into my old routine, mistakes and all. This is how I did it. Fear. I let fear get ahold of me. What if … More The 10 steps I followed in my crisis, for better or worse
I’ve been through some crap. Cancer. Twice. Married, divorced. Raised a teenager. Sickness. Pain. Death of Loved ones. Loss of jobs, loss of friends. But nothing prepared me for this monstrosity. Four weeks ago, I was attacked by Vertigo. I spent not one, but two nights in the Emergency Room, vomiting while the room spun. … More When a Christian gets mad at God, OR When your own words come back to bite your butt
God gives Moses the Ten Commandments for the People. My comments and paraphrases are in bold type. 1 And God spake all these words, saying, I find it interesting that He Spoke and He Said. When things are there twice, there’s usually a good reason: to get your attention. 2 I am the LORD … More Exodus 20 The Arm Wrestling Continues – God speaks the Ten Commandments
With all the talk of racism in the news, what do we tell our children? How do we talk to them? A Doll Like My Mommy is the celebration of an interracial family. It depicts each family member’s uniqueness while acknowledging their inherent similarities. This book is filled with images of loving interaction between all … More If you really want to combat racism, read to a child #reading #children #racism #family #kids
Strange place, here. I’ve slept through most of August. When I am awake, I hear neighbors hammering, installing new fencing. Or I hear the screaming of other people’s children playing in their pool. Or the chainsaw, carving through tree trunks and branches– the remains of trees taken down by other noisy machines. Each one of … More I’m currently living in this particular pit.