When God Seems Silent

When God Seems Silent

About a week ago it occurred to me that I haven’t been hearing from God in the way that I usually do. When I have been reading my Bible and devotionals, the words just seem to bounce off instead of reaching deep into my soul. I kind of think that’s why I have been...
Catch the Little Foxes

Catch the Little Foxes

The Bible amazes me.  It teaches us deep and powerful spiritual truths from the Lord,  and at the same time it teaches us common sense wisdom that can have a tremendous impact on our daily lives. The verse I came upon today is a subtle, short little verse, and it’s...
What I Wish I Had Told My Kids

What I Wish I Had Told My Kids

When we were raising our three kids I/we were very intentional about teaching them all the things we felt they needed to know in order to be prepared for their adult life.  We discussed life situations and the best way to handle them,  and as each one left home we...
Shutting the Gate

Shutting the Gate

In 61 years of living, if I could choose one entire year to live over again…2019 would NOT be it.  Whew.  That year was a doozy.  It was hard. I’ve seen many people assigning a word to 2019 and a word they have in mind as they enter 2020.  For me – 2019...
A Prayer for Jackie, by Mary Power Jacobs

A Prayer for Jackie, by Mary Power Jacobs

I was studying the other day and discovered an amazing translation of a very significant word. Asah! Jesus’ last word was “tetelistai.” It is the same word as the “asah” in Hebrew. It means “to complete something.” It also means “to create.” And, it means  “to make...