God’s Blessings Perfect and Imperfect – Part I

“So, my very dear friends, don’t get thrown off course. Every desirable and beneficial gift comes out of heaven.” James 1:16 (The Message)   This past summer, my family and I were given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.  My parents and my sister and her family offered to pay our way to fly across country and spendContinue reading “God’s Blessings Perfect and Imperfect – Part I”

God Loves Adventures Too

“God’s glory is on tour in the skies, God-craft on exhibit across the horizon.” Psalm 19:1 (The Message)  I don’t think God called us to live a boring life.  Unfortunately, somewhere in the last fifteen years, I’ve lost some of my adventurous spirit and turned into a cautious mom.  God started my journey of embracing theContinue reading “God Loves Adventures Too”

Preventing or Repairing

“Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people,” Ephesians 6:7 (NIV)   My pastor’s wife and myself were talking one day about marriage.  She wondered if people who claim that marriage is easy and naturally terrific are deceiving themselves, intentionally or unintentionally because a good marriage takes work. My response at theContinue reading “Preventing or Repairing”