Lessons I’ve Learned…From the Movie Up (pt. 1)

While I was cleaning out junk in my room, I ran across some scrapbook letters. There were only a few, so I was going to toss them, too, until I could tear into a new magazine. It's amazing what you keep even after trying so hard to eliminate things! Well, I found (and used creative... Continue Reading →


“Lord, help.”

It's so easy to get busy, busy, busy! Constantly I am reminding myself: Slow down. Enjoy the moment. Appreciate smiles. This makes a difference! While my life doesn't particularly get less busy, it's important for me to put things in perspective. I had coffee with a friend the other day and we were talking about... Continue Reading →

Vulnerability First

As I'm reading the first couple chapters in No More Faking Fine, by Esther Fleece, I'm struck by a couple thoughts. This is the book that Rebekah chose for our online book club May choice. This book starts off very intense, with the author describing situations that she found herself in which made her shut... Continue Reading →

Prayer (Quotes Version)

I realize that there is so much out there on prayer that sometimes we just nod and go on with our lives. But we've just begun a new series at my church on prayer, and I've found some quotes from wise people on the subject. What is prayer? It seems like it should be simple.... Continue Reading →

Psalm 139 (Part 5 of 5)

I have previously posted a series from Psalm 139, and today will be my last section. If you want to check out the rest, click here! The beginning of this passage is David's thoughts on his enemies, which seem to clash with all of the praising and worshiping of the previous portion of Psalm 139.... Continue Reading →

Psalm 139 (Part 4 of 5)

This post is a little more complicated, but I'll try to explain it in the best way possible. First of all, David goes into a poetical moment of enjoying the awesomeness of God. He tries to put into words the wonder of the Lord in Psalm 139:17-18 17 How precious to me are your thoughts, God!     How vast... Continue Reading →

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