7 Unexpected Rewards from Personal Bible Reading (Part 1)

7 Unexpected Rewards from Personal Bible Reading (Part 1)

Is it possible you are consuming bite-size pieces of scripture from various sources – an Instagram post, the verse linked to an online devotional, or a text thread from a friend with a Psalm to cheer us up – but not savoring a steady diet of Scripture? Are...
Kitchen Counter Questions for the Lord

Kitchen Counter Questions for the Lord

We get to know people by asking questions. Not really prying questions but interested questions. I’ve always admired people who are good question askers, meaning they don’t really run out of curious questions that are almost fun to answer. Hair stylists are really...
Seeking the “Jesus is Enough” Mindset

Seeking the “Jesus is Enough” Mindset

How many times have you read the Mary and Martha story? Maybe you’ve read it so much your eyes might glaze over; maybe you’ve not read it at all. Luke 10: 38-42 shares the story of these two sisters and the choices each made during Jesus’ visit with them....
How to Consider Portions in a Life-Giving Way

How to Consider Portions in a Life-Giving Way

Have you ever considered the word portion? For some reason, I found myself chewing on this particular word lately and its impact on our choices and our outcomes. Consider – what portion of the day do you spend looking into a screen? What do the portions of your...
My Prayer That Changed Everything…

My Prayer That Changed Everything…

This week is our anniversary. #14. I shared in a long post the war in our marriage. Finally after lots of hard fought years, we rest and celebrate in the goodness only Christ offers. A hard marriage led me to Jesus. After years of living “Christian” on the outside, I...
Discovering Freedom in Fitness

Discovering Freedom in Fitness

During a trip to DC last year, we rode the subway several times. At times, the terminals were jam packed, the crowds swarming like a tide in and out of subway cars. One day, we rode to the World War II memorial and looked across the sprawling National Mall towards the...