Equip our Minds, Heavenly Minded Lifestyle

The Power of A Faithful Friend

This devotion originally appeared on http://www.christianwomenliving.com My husband rolled his eyes and said in jest, “he was going upstairs to pack my bagsbecause I was surely going to need them for my trip down memory lane.” A very close friend from childhood was in town visiting, and I was excited about seeingher again. Although outwardly,… Continue reading The Power of A Faithful Friend

Awaken Our Hearts, Heavenly Minded Lifestyle

Beauty in the Unseen

Post Originally appeared on Proverbs 31 Encouragement for Today. Click to Read More. “Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, ‘Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.’” Mark 9:35 (NIV) Startled by an unexpected noise, my party-decorating in the church gym abruptly came to a… Continue reading Beauty in the Unseen

Awaken Our Hearts, Fulfill our Calling

More Than a Meal: A Simple Act With Eternal Significance

The Lord does not excuse our excuses: we don't have the time, we don't have the money, we don't have the culinary skills, etc. Ask God to change this mentality and refocus, looking outward instead of inward at self, for this is not just about food; it's about following in the steps of the one who fed the masses because he was moved with compassion and served supper to his disciples after humbly washing their feet.

Fulfill our Calling, Missional Motherhood

Oh, I wouldn’t eat off this Floor

Tidiness is not my strong suit, which a peek inside my car readily reveals.  Because I have an ultra Type A temperament and am borderline OCD in all things that involve planning and organization, people naturally assume that I am also a “clean-freak.”   Nope, unless it involves the color coordination of my calendar (red is… Continue reading Oh, I wouldn’t eat off this Floor

Awaken Our Hearts, Fulfill our Calling

Selfless? I don’t think that’s me.

Confession:  staying at home everyday with my children, aka “motherhood,” is difficult for me.  Oh, my --  did I really just type that for everyone to read?   Truth is, my OCD nature clashes with an unstructured, que sera, sera lifestyle, which varies daily, based on the needs and demands of the small humans in… Continue reading Selfless? I don’t think that’s me.