What Faith Looks Like

“Taken aback, Jesus addressed the accompanying crowd: “I’ve yet to come across this kind of simple trust anywhere in Israel, the very people who are supposed to know about God and how he works.” When the messengers got back home, they found the servant up and well” Luke 7:9-10 (The Message).   I’m struggling today.Continue reading “What Faith Looks Like”

The Only Way – Part III

“Trust God from the bottom of your heart; don’t try to figure out everything on your own. Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he’s the one who will keep you on track. Don’t assume that you know it all. Run to God! Run from evil!” Proverbs 3:5-7 (The Message).   Last timeContinue reading “The Only Way – Part III”

The Only Way – Part II

“Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans” Proverbs 16:3 (NIV).   Through the long summer of providing opportunities to learn about proper submission, not only to us as parents but ultimately to God, I learned a few lessons myself. I learned to appreciate how God gives us plenty ofContinue reading “The Only Way – Part II”

Do You Have a Minute? – Part II

“Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’” Matthew 22:37 (NIV). So how did I succeed embracing the interruptions in life instead of letting life dictate what happened? First, I prayed and asked God to help realign my priorities with His. JustContinue reading “Do You Have a Minute? – Part II”

Is This What I was Waiting For?

“But my servant Caleb—this is a different story. He has a different spirit; he follows me passionately. I’ll bring him into the land that he scouted and his children will inherit it.” Numbers 14:24 (The Message).   While God promised a life of abundance to those who follow Him with their whole heart, He neverContinue reading “Is This What I was Waiting For?”