It’s always fun to hear a reader’s response to your blog post, but this reader’s response was so . . . opposite . . . and yet similar. I knew y’all needed to hear it. Karen Jenks is the co-leader for our Tuesday night Bible study with my church home. She and I make a … Read more A Reader’s Response…What’s Yours?
Each new year, instead of resolutions, I pray about one word to guide the year. This year’s word was eye-opening. I couldn’t believe this word kept popping up as my 2020 guide. This word was humbling and frustrating. My word for 2020 is EVERYTHING. Period. End. of Discussion. Everything in 2020. Why is the word … Read more Eye-Opening Word for New Year’s Guide
In His final moments before going to the cross, Jesus prayed that His people, the Christian church, would be unified in a way that would show the world the love of God. These women in Iowa set an example! Several different churches were represented in the leadership team: “Collective Women of Sioux County.” The team … Read more Real Example Found in Iowa!
Most of the time when, we hear the word “church,” we think of the building we go to on Sundays. But, that’s not how Jesus used the word “church” when He first spoke it. When Peter openly declared that Jesus was the Christ, the son of the living God (Matthew 16:13-16), Jesus blessed Peter and … Read more Calling Out the Church
I’ve decided to post a “raw” writing from my prayer time yesterday morning because I think it might help someone else out there, someone who might stumble upon this blog, someone who is like me. It’s not a scandalous confession by this world’s standards, but the conviction seared my heart just the same. I am … Read more Kim’s Confession & “Raw” Writing
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This Memorial Day weekend has me thinking about the memorials we keep. Do you have mementos from your life? Perhaps a scrapbook or a photo album? Maybe you have a key chain from vacation, or something you collect when you take a trip. We tend to collect items as memorials of good times. Sometimes we … Read more Memorial Stones ~ Do You Have Any?
What if someone appeared at your doorstep and announced you won a prize for paying your taxes on time this year? What prize? You won a personal assistant who would be available to you every minute of every day. Your prize person would help you remember things, help you accomplish things, could teach you new … Read more Are You Getting What Was Promised?
This lent season is your last chance to do the His Last Words Bible study online with me! I’ll be doing other things in the future. So, even if you tried it before, but didn’t finish it ~ this is a great time to jump back in. I am going to do new, much shorter, … Read more Last Chance~Online Easter Challenge!
How do we fight the comparisons? How do we define ourselves? How do we know we have worth? We look UP, to our Creator God, not around at other people. In part 1 of this blog post we worked through Scripture to settle our minds and hearts on the fact that we were created … Read more Look UP, not around! (Part 2 of 2)