I count everything as loss compared to the possession of the priceless privilege (the supreme advantage) of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord and of progressively becoming more deeply and intimately acquainted with Him [perceiving and recognizing and understanding Him more fully and clearly]. For His sake I have lost everything and consider it all to … Continue reading
Filed under God’s Will …
Seek Him in “all the things”….
Keep on asking and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking and you will find. Keep on knocking and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives. Everyone who seeks finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened. Matthew 7:7-8 I talk to people regularly … Continue reading
My Verse For 2014. What Is Yours?
Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence, LORD. They rejoice in your name all day long; they celebrate your righteousness. Psalm 89:15-16 After reading The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence, I can’t believe how naive I have been to the nearness … Continue reading
Signing Off In Obedience…
Set your hearts on things above, where Christ is…Set your minds and KEEP THEM SET on what is above (the higher things) not on the things that are on the earth. For [as far as the world is concerned] you have died and your [new, real] life is hidden with Christ is God. Colossians 3:1-3 … Continue reading
Obedience, Cookies and a Snatchy Hand
Children, obey your parents in the LORD for this is right. “Honor your father and your mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise) that it may go well with you… Ephesians 6:1-3a I sat at the kitchen table, eating my lunch, shoving down a salad in the ten minutes it would take the … Continue reading
What Can Happen In Carpool
It was last Spring. I sat waiting on two little boys. Lined up in carpool. Minivan after minivan. Sometimes I have to squeeze it in. My Bible reading. I am a firm believer in the power of a quiet, sacred moment in the mornings with Jesus. But I am also an advocate for … Continue reading
The Post I Never Wanted To Write
It was a cool Sunday in May 2010. I drove past the only rental house on my street. In the driveway were three blonde-headed little girls splashing in a kiddie pool. Tucked away in the shade of the garage was their blonde-headed little momma painting kitchen chairs. I stopped the van, “Welcome to the neighborhood! … Continue reading
Mason Jars for Jesus – Giving Away My Best
I look forward to July for this reason. Limelight Hydrangeas. The prized possession of my not-so-green-thumb. Aside from my children, and a few untasty tomato plants, they are the only thing that I’ve had part in growing. My vases wait in anticipation every year longing for their long stems. And if I cut them at … Continue reading
Praying and Parenting…Where’s the Balance?
Do you have guilt concerning your prayer life? Do you feel as if you never pray “enough” or give the Lord the time He deserves? Oh, I feel that way. I recently read a passage out of Nora King’s, Thirty Days to a Better Prayer Life. She says, “When you look at Jesus’ life, you … Continue reading
Nine Reasons to Attend She Speaks 2011 …
What are you doing July 22nd – 24th? No plans? Well, I have a proposition for you. Proverbs 31 Ministries is hosting the She Speaks Conference 2011 in Concord, NC. What is this conference about? Here are nine things you should know… Spend a weekend with other Christian women who share in your calling. Has … Continue reading
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