The Faith Staircase – Part II

“These were all commended for their faith, yet none of them received what had been promised,  since God had planned something better for us so that only together with us would they be made perfect.” Hebrews 11:39-40 (NIV). Last time I started sharing with you my personal journey toward a deeper faith.  The first stepsContinue reading “The Faith Staircase – Part II”

The Faith Staircase – Part I

“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.  This is what the ancients were commended for.” Hebrews 11:1-2 (NIV).  I have shared a lot about faith versus fear in the past eighteen months.  Lately God has taken that learning I have achieved and turned it upContinue reading “The Faith Staircase – Part I”

Brighter is Not Always Better

“His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’” Matthew 25:21 (NIV) The other day my eyes caught sight of my garbage can and I was reminded of a Biblical truth.  ThatContinue reading “Brighter is Not Always Better”

Teaching the Basics

“A good person leaves an inheritance for their children’s children…” Proverbs 13:22 (NIV) As parents, we leave a legacy.  We either can intentionally leave a positive one that encourages and equips our children for adulthood or we can unintentionally leave a negative one, especially if we fail to teach necessary skills or values. There areContinue reading “Teaching the Basics”