“Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy... Continue Reading →
Truth: Open up the Mini-Blinds
Sometimes there is just as much power in what is not said as what is said. Jesus said in John 8:32, "And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” What Jesus didn't say is that truth may be tough, make you angry, scare you, and hurt, but he did... Continue Reading →
All in a Dogs Walk.
With the weather being so nice lately, my husband and I have been taking our two dogs on a lot of walks in the past couple of weeks. My husband is an huge Cesar Millan fan, so every outing is a learning adventure for the dogs and for us. We have an almost 2 year... Continue Reading →
The Truth of Being a Parent: “This hurts me more than it does you.”
Sometimes the most difficult thing about being a parent is having to enforce consequences and discipline. I remember as a kid my parents stating, "This hurts me more than it does you," and I was thinking, "Yeah right, whatever, I'm the one sitting in my room right now!" But the reality of those very words... Continue Reading →
Live, Love, & Thrive – Seasons of Life
Enjoy the season you are in! Whether you are a student waiting to graduate, single & desiring marriage, a family with small children looking forward to the days when they are older and a bit more independent, working full-time in the market place, facing some of the challenges of life, or waiting for greater destiny... Continue Reading →
Several years ago I wanted to get my motorcycle license, so I signed up to take lessons at MATC here in Madison, WI. During the class they taught us how important it was to look through the bend or curve in the road so we didn't lose control. It also allowed you to see if... Continue Reading →
Turn the World Upside Down.
We are called to be those who turn the world upside down! This statement was made about the apostles in the Bible in the book of Acts, chapter 17. The apostles were going from city to city as the Holy Spirit led them, preaching the good news about Jesus and moving in signs, wonders, and... Continue Reading →
My Strong Habit.
"The main idea behind consistency is to develop strong habits that are unmovable regardless of your mood, who the customer is, or how busy you happen to be." ~The Power of Consistency by Brian Williams, BWTV Someone very important once told me that one of my strongest characteristics was that I was consistent. That was... Continue Reading →
Run with the wind.
Let the half marathon training begin. The other day I started off my run at a good solid pace only to find I was running against the wind for the whole first half of my run--exhausting. I could not wait until I hit the halfway point so I could turn around and run with the... Continue Reading →
Don’t pick the fruit before it’s ripe.
"The seed of your dream will blossom in its appropriate time. Discouragement is expecting your harvest before it is due." -Dr. Mark Chironna Sometimes it is difficult to be patient and wait for our harvest to develop. We sow seeds throughout our life into different areas expecting to reap a harvest. We sow into our... Continue Reading →