Cringe ~ A Line in the Sand

What makes you cringe?  Back in the day it was probably nails on a chalkboard.  Today, is it a screaming child at the movies, a "to do" list as long as your arm, the over three thousand unread emails in your inbox? Lately for me, what makes me cringe are the home improvements I have …

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It’s Not About Me

"A cool cup of water..." our Stephen Ministry leader taught us. That is what we are called to be is a cool cup of water to the lost, to the broken, and to the hurting. Jesus said, “Everyone who drinks from this water will get thirsty again. But whoever drinks from the water that I …

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Relieved ~ He Will Rescue Me

The love story that unfolds is one of true love, a love that would transcend time and still does today. You see, it is the ultimate love, protection and provision of a Father who would do anything, I mean anything to protect His children. As a child, I am relieved to rest in my Fathers …

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Puncture

A fiery dart, a flaming arrow, the spear of a Roman soldier. All three have the purpose to puncture as the tip plunges into the mark in which it was intended. Its sole purpose, to neutralize and eliminate the threat.  What is the threat? Anyone or anything making advances for the Kingdom of God.  My …

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Burned to a Crisp

From Exodus to Revelations the Bible references being burned to a crisp. Maybe it's because I'm from Texas, but my first image immediately goes to the uncontrollable burn of wild fires. They're so destructive and hold no tender spot or mercy for any one or any thing in its path. Often times wildfires happen naturally, …

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Rough Waters

Pastor Daniel Gonzales dropped straight up wisdom that Sunday morning when he said, "You can't climb a mountain if the edges are smooth." It made me think of the power that is within our struggles. We have choices on how we face them. We can crawl in bed and pull the covers over our head …

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The Greatest Weapon

As each day passes my mind reflects on the day Mark and I became one before God, our family and our friends. I know, I know it was just last Friday. Lol The images of my handsome husband in his natty indigo suit, pink paisley tie, and pink rose boutonnière, family, friends and a beautiful …

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