Competent not Compared

It is easy to envy, or compare myself to others. For instance my comfort colors, antiques, grandma cozy is what it is. I actually cringe to admit that I have compared my body size to the delicately petite — and my style of decorating to the modern clean lines of homes simply adorned without my…

Laughter is Medicine

What causes laughter is different for everybody.  One might giggle or burst out in a belly laugh at the sight of a ridiculous meme, but there is no guarantee that everyone will find it amusing. What induces tears of joy and laughter could be a sound, a memory or a physical sensation. According to  God…

Why am I here?

Every person, either an atheist, a Jew or a Christian — all people have a DESIRE to know the truth. So where does that quest originate? Regardless of our childhood, education or ethnicity, the big question “Why am I here?” eventually rises up into our consciousness. Recently a group of friends watched “The Truth Project”…

Remain in Me

Have you ever felt like a failure as a Christian? Me too – but then there is God. There are difficult days when we really want answers or a breakthrough. Sometimes we groan in our spirit and wonder if God even hears our prayers. We get impatient waiting on God and we are tempted to take…

Walk in Privilege

To walk in privilege is to walk in faith knowing that we walk in the power of God. To walk in the will of our Father is to walk in boldness, without fear, trusting that He has already delivered us from evil, that He has already given us a full measure of faith, and that…

A Brainiac Heart

An exceptionally intelligent person is often referred to as a brainiac. How does such a smart person speak from the heart, seek truth with all their heart, see with the eyes of their heart, or listen with their heart? What some intellectuals pride themselves in knowing, the heart’s wisdom trumps all the scholars around the…

Value Understood

What is the value of JOY? How many different vacations have proven to provide an ongoing stream of happiness? Did you know that joy is mentioned 242 times in the Bible and LIGHT is listed 263 times! As the Spirit of God dwells within us, it is the power of God that shines through us…

Store up Treasures

When troubles come of any kind, do you consider it as a joyful opportunity to grow your endurance through the test? Do we accept the challenge like a warrior of faith like Job? All is well within the soul that rejoices in what the Lord has in store for those who seek Him with all…

Flight Imagined

“Imagination is the largest nation in the world!” Imagine the thrill of flying without wings, and not in any kind of man made contraption. Jesus invited John “Come up here” Did he fly or was he transported in an instant? The description given of the throne room, the elders, the winged creatures, causes my imagination…