January 14, 2021
A year in which debts are forgiven, justice makes things right, and hope is restored. Does it sound too good to be true? Well, in Christ, you and I can begin participating in the year of Jubilee right now!
January 13, 2021
We are ALL gardeners, like it or not. The qualities or fruit of our lives is determined by what we plant, cultivate and water there. So, what's in YOUR garden?
January 12, 2021
One of the lies of the devil is you have to be a great orator or a flowery speaker for your words to have impact. But deep down we all know that's not true. We all cherish some small but mighty words, spoken to us, that gave us life! We can do the same for others.
January 11, 2021
There are reminders of the staying power of love all around us if we only have eyes to see. One new visual reminder for me comes in a coffee mug.
January 10, 2021
We may feel thankful but no one knows it because we keep it to ourselves. But THANKS IS SOMETHING YOU GIVE, not just feel inside. AND it's best to give it--on the spot, in the moment--not wait until later when it might not be given at all.
January 9, 2021
When is the best time to love? NOW! Each moment offers the opportunity to partner with God in expressing his care and concern for the people around you. Love the one you're with!
January 8, 2021
We live in a VERY distracted world. Our technology and the fast pace of information all around us keeps us that way. But we can make a choice, a commitment, to BE WHERE WE ARE in this new year. It could be life changing for us and for those we love.
January 7, 2021
What we think about and how we use our bodies is a BIG deal. The culture around us has used the human body in all kinds of unhealthy ways. But God wants our bodies to be the primary way we express love for God and others.
January 6, 2021
There is something in us that deeply wants the last word. We can't seem to just let something go without saying more. Well, what if you realize you already have the last word?
January 5, 2021
We've all been in scary, unknown situations. In those times, it's always comforting to have a trusted guide who knowns what to do and says to us: "Stay Close." But then it's up to us to do it!