discernment, eternal things, idols, random thoughts, the gospel, transformation by truth, ungodliness

Simply telling…

I subscribe to Real Simple magazine. Each month, I love getting the sleek magazine in the mail with beautiful colors and genius uses for everyday things. Filled with tips for one's life including clothing, household tips, life articles, recipes which I never use, and decorating. I would say it is the agreed upon choice of… Continue reading Simply telling…

discipleship, God's word, grace, marriage, prayer, spiritual growth, suffering in joy, the gospel, trusting God

Am I going to throw up, nope, I just have to speak in front of people.

      Last night, I had the opportunity to stand before over 300 young women and talk with them about walking with God in the midst of the curse (of sin in Genesis 3).  My heart is still beating hard as I think back on it...       At Crossroad, our city-wide college/young adult service… Continue reading Am I going to throw up, nope, I just have to speak in front of people.

infertility, Rheumatoid Arthritis, spiritual growth, the gospel, trusting God, Women's Discipleship Concepts

Top 5 Most Impactful Things of 2008

This has been an interesting year to say the least...lots of unexpecteds--some good, some hard, all purposed.   1.  The truth and the focus of the gospel EVERYDAY as our hope and purpose.  This has been the greatest theme of the year through readings, sermons, conversations, ministry, etc.  My life continues to be transformed daily… Continue reading Top 5 Most Impactful Things of 2008

discipline, spiritual growth, thankfulness, the gospel, trusting God

The practice of thanksgiving

       Here we are again, Thanksgiving week.  And, here I am again, a little bitter that the consumerism of Christmas is overshadowing the reflection work that is needed in our hearts as we learn to practice thankfulness.          My dream this year?  To sit with those I love and reflect… Continue reading The practice of thanksgiving