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Time of Your Life: Small Deposits
Friday, April 29, 2016 3 comments
I"ve been listening to Andy Stanley preach on the topic "Time of Your Life." It is a wonderful series. In the 3rd lesson, he said something that hit me...
Perspective Determines My Operation
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 1 comments
This morning in my quiet time, I read 1 Samuel 25. It is the story of David, on the run from Saul, when he camps out in the wilderness and asks for hel...
Ruth Made Her Choice
Sunday, April 03, 2016 5 comments
This morning in my quiet time, I read the story of Ruth. Before today, I never pondered her perspective when making the choice to leave Moab. Her famil...
Gideon, Jephthah, Samson--Judging the Judges
Friday, April 01, 2016 0 comments
The scary thing about reading the Old Testament is how many times the people of God turned their backs on Him--even though they were supposed to be the...
Are You Down?
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 1 comments
Are you down?? Been there. Done that. Got the badge, especially when I was the one who dug the hole I fell into in the first place!! So here is your wo...
Day 85 & Still Overweight
Saturday, March 12, 2016 8 comments
Day 85. I've lost 15 pounds. I'm fitting into some clothes I hadn't seen in a long time. I feel cuter. My hair even looks better. My goal is to lose 1 pound a week, and I'm doing it. ...
Unappreciated. Taken Advantage of. Anger.
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 4 comments
Ok, so today's blog is definitely NOT a devotional from my quiet time. It is a rant. Prepare to NOT BE INSPIRED or ENCOURAGED. Here is to hoping that...
Manna, Doing the Job Alone, Organization & Letting Go of Control
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 1 comments
My goodness, there are too many lessons to mention in my Old Testament reading this morning--Exodus 16-18! How I would love to park my butt on these chapt...
Except by Prayer and Fasting
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 2 comments
In Matthew 17:14-21, a story is told of a man bringing his son to the disciples/Jesus for healing from a horrible curse: seizures would throw the boy i...
Beware the Yeast
Monday, January 25, 2016 1 comments
In my quiet time today, yeast was mentioned in my Old Testament reading (Exodus 12) and New (Matthew 16). In the Old--it was all about eating bread w/o...
They Ate and Were Satisfied
Thursday, January 21, 2016 1 comments
Matt 14:20 Jesus fed the 5000 and they were satisfied. What can I learn from this passage? Jesus had compassion on the families who desired to know Him...
Slaves to Food? No. In Whatever State I am: Contentment
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 0 comments
In Genesis 47, Joseph literally puts the entire kingdom of Egypt in a state of slavery to Pharaoh because of their need for food during the famine. ...
The Last State of Man Becomes Worse Than the First
Monday, January 18, 2016 4 comments
All this effort to change my life to become more healthy--it is a lot of work. Sad to say, but I've done it before . . . twice I've lost 30 pounds . . ...
Pharaoh Gets It--I'm Just Starting to Get It
Sunday, January 17, 2016 1 comments
This morning I read about Pharaoh in Genesis 41. He had two dreams foretelling of future years of plenty followed by famine. After Joseph interpreted t...
Potiphar's Only Concern
Saturday, January 16, 2016 2 comments
Last time I posted a blog entry, it was about Eating With Sinners--and how thankful I am that God chooses the weak to dine with, rescue, and heal. But ...
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