Something Better

Holding on too tightly to our plans, dreams and desires can set us up for a long 40 year journey in the desert. It will also make those 40 years, or however long the journey is, filled with resentment, bitterness, unforgiveness and discontentment not to mention doubt the our Father can or will give us …

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History In The Making

Days and nights full of family and friends This is how our weekend begins. Long drives through the Texas hill country Endless conversation, holding hands, so lovely Full moon, clear sky, second story balcony Fireflies, just a few, we wait and watch expectantly Watching as diamonds dance on the lake Soaking up the beauty of …

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Promises, Promises

In the "right" long distance relationship, or any relationship for that matter, every conversation leaves you feeling closer than one could imagine. The conversations could be several times a day, once a week, every few months or even years between conversations.  Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own …

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The Benchmark

Forgiveness is not an act to benefit the one who abandoned, offended or hurt another .. It's for you and it's for me. We instantly and directly benefit from the act of forgiveness. The more immediate our forgiveness the more immediate our reward. Now that's incentive. We've all heard the saying, "Unforgiveness is like drinking …

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LOVE WINS…

The hurting lash out to hurt others. Often times they don't know how to process their emotions or how to navigate through their feelings in a healthy way. LOVE wins regardless of skill or expertise. What's beautiful and awesome is when they finally come around and you've loved them ALL along. Restoration is the biggest …

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Another Night On My Knees

My life is far from perfect, but God's blessings in my life are.  I've been on my knees a lot this week. Please don't worry, it is mostly all gratitude, thankfulness and in great anticipation of what's coming with a few struggles mixed in. I have no idea what He has for me, but I …

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Stronger Through The Struggle

Once a little boy was playing outdoors and found a fascinating caterpillar. He carefully picked it up and took it home to show his mother. He asked his mother if he could keep it, and she said he could if he would take good care of it. The little boy got a large jar from …

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