The Meaning of Repentance: Are You Doing It Right?

Today let’s talk about repentance~ Repentance is the first step toward a relationship with God. You don’t have to read very far in the Gospels to find out about repentance.  It’s the message preached by John the Baptist and when John was throw in prison Jesus came and preached the same message Himself.  It must […]

I’d Like To Thank Those Who Helped Me

Who helped you grow into the person you are now? We’ve all had help getting where we are as people. Tonight as I watched The Golden Globes I listened to the winners thank their mentors. When I was a young wife and mother far from my own Mom God brought some special women into my […]

When Jesus Says I Will, Everything Changes

Whose life isn’t a handful? While He walked among us we made Jesus’ life a handful! My guess:  He loved every minute of it.  His answer to our requests was always “I Will.”  Even people who didn’t ask, think of Peter’s mother-in-law,  received a healing touch.  When the disciples, excellent sailors who knew the Sea […]

The Deep And Real Reason Behind This Blog’s Name

Zero to Hero Challenge Day 2 This assignment made me think about the name I chose for this blog and in doing that I realized that on the surface it’s a TERRIBLE NAME. Who wants A REALLY FULL LIFE? Everyone wants a SIMPLE LIFE. AN EASY LEFE. A PEACEFUL LIFE. A PROSPEROUS LIFE. MAYBE EVEN […]

Are You Getting All the Good God Intended For You?

Everything God made was good and intended to give us enjoyment and satisfaction. Don’t even try to argue with this truth. We have optic nerves and corresponding brain cells that perceive a vast array of colors and hues and bonus; the world is a virtual kaleidoscope of color. We have taste buds that enable us […]

You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat: Faith Lessons

Has Jesus called you out of the boat to walk on water? If you’ve known Him very long, He has. He’s still in the business of training disciples and He knows just how to raise the storm and make the waves crash all around us. And if we have any curiosity about greater faith and […]

Smorgasbord: Please Choose What You Like

Today we have a Smorgasbord of offerings that touch on the spiritual, physical, and practical aspects of our daily lives. Get a short devotional message from Anne Graham Lotz delivered to your Inbox daily. Anne is not only a serious Bible student and gifted teacher, she’s also a woman who has struggled with many of […]

What Are You Waiting For?

When the Lord turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream. Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: Psalm 126:1-2 What are you waiting for? In every heart there’s a longing. A yearning that waits. It’s just out of your grasp, just beyond your control, so […]

All You Ever Need

Throughout October we have examined the layers of truth describing the Proverbs 31 Woman. Now toward the end of this incredible passage we come to the words that pull on our heartstrings and stir a deep yearning to experience ourselves this joy, this long anticipated, greatly desired joy. Her children rise up and call her […]