Identity. What does it mean? We all have one. We've all heard of identity theft, right? Wikipedia says, "It means to assume another person's private identifying information...to commit fraud or other crimes." It also says, "The person whose identity has been assumed may suffer adverse consequences..." But, what is our identity? Who seeks to steal it?… Continue reading Identity Theft
At 24 years old, I was out of school, looking for a full-time job in my field of biology, and getting involved in a new church. I wasn't really sure who God was, even though I had been brought up in a Christian home. I was confused. I was told most of my life I had… Continue reading Are you making Disciples?
If you are anything like me, you set goals and make plans for the new year. Among those plans is a writing project I want to finish early this year, a vacation for later in the year, and because we have goats, I start planning for kids (babies) as well! The Lord has plans for… Continue reading Seeking Him
We don't often think of John 3:16 as a Christmas verse. This verse focuses on God's love for the whole earth and what He was willing to part with so that the world could have life. Have you ever considered what it was like for the Father to give His only Son to an evil… Continue reading John 3:16
This year my fraternal twins turned 21 years old. This was quite an accomplishment! Twenty-one years ago, my mother-in-law was having knee surgery. It was a Tuesday. Our family, my husband, Mike, father-in-law, Ted, my sister-in-law and her husband, my brother-in-law, and his wife were all there to be with her. After her surgery, we went… Continue reading Miracles from Heaven
We have all been in that occasional lousy relationship or had hurt feelings from a spouse, friend, or family member. You may have even been in an abusive relationship with a parent or spouse. These feelings can run deep with memories that replay over and over in our minds. Marooning us in time, they make… Continue reading Forgiveness
My husband, Mike, and I went to a marriage retreat this past weekend with friends. There were great speakers and nice rooms. We laughed, talked, and ate a lot! We are both glad to have gone, not because we have a terrible marriage, but because there are things you need to be reminded of sometimes.… Continue reading A gift from God