Fathers · Uncategorized

A challenge to men

Men, today I am writing to you.  I wont’ fill this post with statistics that state how important your role in the home is or what kind of kids will be produced if their father is not involved in their lives.  Today I write a challenge to you.  I write this challenge from me to you; because I was one… Continue reading A challenge to men

Love · Uncategorized

What If…

What if that one thing you said or didn’t say caused someone to choose death over life? What if that one time you chose to ignore someone and didn’t include them caused them to turn from God? What if how you treated someone in front of others caused them to stumble and fall in their… Continue reading What If…

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Not like the blue jay

Not like the blue jay who dances and preens flapping and squawking. Screaming, Mine!  All Mine! as it drives others away. Not like the blue jay surly and mean. Saving the best for itself while begrudging others; even a seed, until it is full. Not like the blue jay clueless and without care. Not noticing those huddle beside… Continue reading Not like the blue jay

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Is your water green or blue?

On the third trip to the pool store hearing the same question for the third time, “Is your water green or blue”  Is it cloudy or clear”? I was a bit miffed.  Actually, miffed would be an understatement for how I felt at that moment.  I had taken in sample after sample of water for testing and… Continue reading Is your water green or blue?

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Looking back to look ahead

A dear friend made me a cross stitch saying and had it framed and sent to me a number of years ago.  She did it at a time when I was struggling to move out of a deep well of grief and despair I had found myself in after a particularly hard season in life.  I… Continue reading Looking back to look ahead

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In Family We…

In Family we… Love Grow Gather Serve Love = Unconditionally Forgive quickly Encourage one another Grow = Study God’s word Pray without ceasing Build each other up Gather = Within our church Into small groups Provide mentoring / be mentored For family events Serve = Within our community Within our church Each other & family… Continue reading In Family We…

Love · Uncategorized

A rose is a rose

I woke up this morning with a scripture on my mind given to me in a dream by God and went to look it up.  I have come alongside someone in their journey and wanted to encourage them so I sat down and opened up my bible to see what it was about.  As I… Continue reading A rose is a rose