James and Wisdom

Before moving on, I wanted to add a thought from yesterday’s verses: A related passage is 1 Peter 1:6-7. The trials refine our faith, as gold in fire, releasing our impurities and leaving behind the precious faith that is being strengthened as we draw near to God. Then, through that faith and our love for… Continue reading James and Wisdom

James

I started this morning going through the book of James. I’m not on any kind of timeline, or following any kind of plan, just whatever I happen to get through that day along with my thoughts. I just looked at the first handful of verses this morning, and wanted to share my thoughts with you.… Continue reading James

Heaven on Earth

My friend Daniel called me this morning and said, “I’ve got a quote from my blog post today you’re gonna love.” He knows me so well. The world doesn’t need people who are content with going to heaven when they die. The world needs people who refuse to die without bringing a little bit of… Continue reading Heaven on Earth

Growing Pains

I love this kid. 15 years ago today, I got to see Troy’s sweet face for the first time. At 4 weeks early, he looked so small, and he made Tyler, who was still just a baby at 15 months, look so big. He didn’t stay small long enough. Yesterday, I dropped him off at… Continue reading Growing Pains

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I’m Still Here!

Have you missed me? I’ve missed writing. There’s been a lot going on lately. Finishing up homeschool. So much work – both real estate and construction. There’s always something going on with the youth or church. And I love it all! I’ve also been spending a little more time reading some books I had recommended… Continue reading I’m Still Here!

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From Nature

Sitting by the babbling brook Open your heart and take a look There’s more out there than meets the eye If you only glance as you go by All sorts of things you will find If you’re looking with your heart and mind And don’t just use your eyes to seek Stop and listen to… Continue reading From Nature