Ruth

During the days when the judges ruled, while Israel was in a state of anarchy, there was a famine in the land.  Naomi moved to Moab with her husband Judah and their two sons. It is important to note that the pagan Moabites were the descendants of Lot, who worshipped many other gods, NOT the…

Wired for Generosity

Are you hard wired to be generous?  Does sharing what little you have come easy? Do you encourage your friends regularly? Are you the leader of your pack? Are you the first one to apologize? If you have answered yes to any of these questions then you are naturally a generous person. “if it is…

A WORD OF CHEER

Ahhh, let me hear you say “outstanding!”  Or tickle my ear with “that sounds marvelous!” Increase my joy by replying “what fun!” Fascinate me by your interest in the tale I told. “What a blessing that must have been!”  “We have two ears, and one mouth….let us listen more, and speak more about “their” positive…

Glory to Glory

“And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into His image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.” 2 Corin 3:18 “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” Luke 2:14  “Whoever speaks on their own does so to gain personal glory, but he…

Refresh in Paradise

Have you ever just wanted to sneak away from the noise, from the stress, from the routine of a life that simply feels so blah? The world offers much to distract us, but what our soul seeks is peace, a peace that the world cannot deliver. Spending time alone, or with other peace seekers…refreshes us…

A Path on Purpose

We often convince ourselves to take a particular direction and that the path we are on is the right one. We seek validation from our trusted peers and with their wise counsel away we go.  Our imagination ignites with every sign that seems to flash a spirit validating, God honoring “green light”.  God’s purpose for…