Busy or Fruitful?

Thus, by their fruit you will recognize them. Matthew 7:20 For much of my life I sought busyness.  If I wasn’t “doing” then I was not worthy.  It didn’t matter what that doing was, I just needed to do something.  When I quit working to be a stay at home mom my greatest fear was to be seenContinue reading “Busy or Fruitful?”

Bucket Of Joy

You have put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and wine abound. Psalm 4:7 Have you ever ridden on a carousel where the operator, at some point, drops down a metal arm toward the riders and a brass ring drops toward its end?  The riders on the outside stretch and strive toContinue reading “Bucket Of Joy”

Hanging By A Thread

Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you! See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are ever before me. Isaiah 49:15-16 I just was having a bad day.  Nothing really seemed to fallContinue reading “Hanging By A Thread”

Hold The Line

The path of the righteous is level; you, the Upright One, make the way of the righteous smooth.” Isaiah 26:7 My BSGs (Bible Study girls) are currently doing an advent study.  In it we are reminded of the many promises of God through Jesus Christ.  These are the promises that so many Christians are most familiar – hope,Continue reading “Hold The Line”

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”

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”