The Bionic Jesus Follower

Introduction My friend Besty is incredible.  I first met her when I started working out at the gym where my daughter was a physical therapist.  I instantly was drawn to her positivity and strength.  On her 70th birthday, Betsy and another friend did 70 burpees without stopping,  If you have ever done a burpee you are probably saying, “wow!!” SheContinue reading “The Bionic Jesus Follower”

Wave Your White Flag

What battles are you facing right now? For me it’s my fears about the direction the country is going. I am a patriot through and through. I’m not a fan of people who twist history to meet their needs for victimization. That may not sit well with people but I will not judge others forContinue reading “Wave Your White Flag”

Persistence

Where do you place the idea of “persistence” in your life? In God’s realm it is one of the most highly touted human characteristics..Persistence gets us to grab hold of the life God wants for us. It molds us into better people. Persistence takes us over the finish line when we continually pray in worship,Continue reading “Persistence”

Doubt & Mercy

What’s your reaction when encountering people who doubt — doubt your understanding of facts, science, faith, morals, values?.We’ve become this society where what we know to be true and good and right is what everyone else MUST agree with. At a time when you’d think we’d grown to be more interested in varied ideas it’sContinue reading “Doubt & Mercy”

Clear Eyes Open Heart

As I’ve gotten older my allergies have gotten worse. I’ve had sinus surgery and I’m currently going through the allergy shot regimen. And yet I still need to take allergy pills both in the morning and at night. In the early years of this battle I experimented with different allergy medications. Some made me incrediblyContinue reading “Clear Eyes Open Heart”

Grasp God Tightly

What blessing are you hoping and waiting for today? It’s time to get serious about the strength of your faith and our willingness to make a full confession of our transgressions..In a recent Bible study I was asked: “What are you trying to hide from God?” Well, we all chuckled because of course you can’tContinue reading “Grasp God Tightly”

10 Bold Bible Verses To Read Today

What lies are you fighting right now? Bold faith, trust in God, and knowing His love for you are the weapons against satan’s ever present lies. 1. “The One born of God keeps me safe — the evil one cannot harm me” 1 John 5:18 You are a child of God. A raging battle isContinue reading “10 Bold Bible Verses To Read Today”

Jesus, My Touchstone

The backdrop of our lives these last few months has been Covid but our “regular” lives haven’t stopped completely. What other trials have you experienced this year?.On top of quarantine our family is facing cancer. My beloved mother in law has uterine cancer and has been receiving cancer treatments. Then after her 5th treatment sheContinue reading “Jesus, My Touchstone”

Farmer Jesus

What seeds are you planting lately? Luke 6:43-45 explains that “no good tree bears bad fruit and no bad tree bears good fruit.”.Back in early March we planted our warm weather garden — bell peppers, cilantro, and four tomato plants. My hope at the time was none of them would die in a week. IContinue reading “Farmer Jesus”