“And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.” ~Hebrews 13:16 NIV “God is pleased.” I really like these words. Do you?  In a world that seems so selfish at times, God wants us to “do good and share.” Can you do it? Do youContinue reading “Share.”

I know the plans. Love, God.

Jeremiah 29:11 says, “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” I once was involved in a single-parent ministry at a mega church in the Dallas area. And, this was our scripture. The scripture quoted each timeContinue reading “I know the plans. Love, God.”

I’m too Busy – 3 Ways to Stop and Breathe

Oh, how I like to be busy. I like to have my schedule chock full of fun things that I am doing. Between church and Special Olympics events for my daughter, we had something planned every night of the week followed by tournaments on Saturdays and church activities on Sundays. And, it was killing us.Continue reading “I’m too Busy – 3 Ways to Stop and Breathe”

Don’t Be Ashamed – Where does shame fit in with your faithfulness to God?

I’ve started reading the Daily Office over at The Mission of St. Clare every morning. Yesterday, the Psalm reading maybe me stop in my morning practice and write it down. Specifically verse 3. Here it is from Psalm 25. “Do not let those who wait for you be put to shame;    let them be ashamed whoContinue reading “Don’t Be Ashamed – Where does shame fit in with your faithfulness to God?”

Romans 12 – Marks of a True Christian

There’s a segment of Romans entitled “Marks of a True Christian.” It stood out today to me in our Lectionary reading, so I wanted to share it with you. One thing about scripture: It holds its own. I have nothing to share or say or preach about this passage. I only want to share theContinue reading “Romans 12 – Marks of a True Christian”