Life is Not a Test – Or is It? Part II

“See, I will create new heavens and a new earth. The former things will not be remembered, nor will they come to mind.” Isaiah 65:17 (NIV)   Last time we were together I was sharing how God showed me that while I want to live this life without regrets for Him, part of doing thatContinue reading “Life is Not a Test – Or is It? Part II”

Christmas Resulted From Obedience

  “I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May your word to me be fulfilled.” Luke 1:38 (NIV) I was reading two separate devotions during this Christmas season which took the viewpoint of what Joseph and Mary might have been thinking when given such a huge assignment.  What were they really thinking?  The devotions tookContinue reading “Christmas Resulted From Obedience”

Life is Not a Test – Or is It? Part I

“Many are the plans in a person’s heart,     but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.” Proverbs 19:21 (NIV)   Our family loves listening to a new song by Toby Mac.  It’s played on our local Christian station often but we also have the CD we can put in anytime we need a reminder.  ItContinue reading “Life is Not a Test – Or is It? Part I”

Do I Really Believe?

“So also Abraham ‘believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.’ Understand, then, that those who have faith are children of Abraham.” Galatians 3:6-7 (NIV)   There have been some situations in my life recently where I’ve been asking God what His will is for our family.  What exactly He wants us toContinue reading “Do I Really Believe?”

I’m the Mom (Grandmother) of a Reptile

“The Lord is my strength and my shield;my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.” Psalm 28:7 (NIV)   I never thought I would say the words above.  It’s not that I have anything against reptiles.  I just never had any desireContinue reading “I’m the Mom (Grandmother) of a Reptile”