Amazing Directives

Saul’s Conversion Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples. He went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged to the Way, whether men or women, he might take them as prisoners to Jerusalem. As he neared Damascus on hisContinue reading “Amazing Directives”

Our Amazing Influence

Simon the Sorcerer Now for some time a man named Simon had practiced sorcery in the city and amazed all the people of Samaria. He boasted that he was someone great, and all the people, both high and low, gave him their attention and exclaimed, “This man is rightly called the Great Power of God.”They followed himContinue reading “Our Amazing Influence”

Amazing Presence

As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them; but they were kept from recognizing him. He asked them, “What are you discussing together as you walk along?” They stood still, their faces downcast. One of them, named Cleopas, asked him, “Are you the only one visiting Jerusalem whoContinue reading “Amazing Presence”

Amazing Truths

And as he taught them, he said, “Is it not written: ‘My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations’? But you have made it ‘a den of robbers.’” The chief priests and the teachers of the law heard this and began looking for a way to kill him, for they feared him, because theContinue reading “Amazing Truths”

Our Flappy Rudder

I sat there as only one of two women coaches in the room.  There were about 20 of us, coaching girls softball ages 7 to 15.  We had recently finished the fall season where I had told my assistant coach to never step foot on a field where I was coaching.  He constantly undermined my authority, which cameContinue reading “Our Flappy Rudder”

God Woos Us

During my years of attending church and going to bible studies I have heard many scripture verses surrounding love: “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son.” John 3:16 “Love is patient, love is kind.” 1 Corinthians 13:4 “And now these three remain; faith, hope and love.  But the greatestContinue reading “God Woos Us”

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”

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”

God Is Our Founding Father

Did you know that God is mentioned in every single US State constitution? All total, God is mentioned 200 times in these documents. It doesn’t matter which decade the state entered the Union. Yes, even California. So when someone tries to “tell you their truth” that the United States was not founded by and withContinue reading “God Is Our Founding Father”