Big or Bitty – It’s Treasure

Pour out the best you have, and always be poor. Never be diplomatic and careful about the treasure God gives. This is poverty triumphant. – Oswald Chambers – Say the word treasure  and visions of rich dead uncles we’re not related to tease “If only…” from our lips. Say the word treasure  and it’s over […]

Assembly Required

I have a handy coaching tool called G.R.O.W. Per the usual when working with a tool and growing a life, there is some assembly required. (I worked for an organization that spoke in the Acronym language. Foreign at the outset, if one studied well and long enough, you too could become proficient in Acronym-speak. I […]

Bring Home the Harvest

5 Those who walk the fields to sow, casting their seed in tears, will one day tread those same long rows, amazed by what’s appeared. 6 Those who weep as they walk and plant with sighs will return singing with joy, when they bring home the harvest. Psalm 126:5-6 ~The Voice This one’s for the sowers. The same ones […]

Omega in an Alpha World

In the Greek alphabet, Alpha is the first letter and Omega the last – similar to our English alphabet’s A and Z. As believers in Christ, there is no proclamation so regal as the Lord’s, spoken of Himself in Revelation 1:8 – I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the Ending, says […]

Two Sisters & A Brother – A Balanced Spiritual Life

During the last several years of Jesus’ life on this earth, he had some friends whose home he loved to visit. Two sisters and a brother by the names of Mary, Martha and Lazarus. They lived in Bethany, a village about two miles from Jerusalem, situated on the south-eastern slope of the Mount of Olives, […]

Faith and Failure

We’re told there are two ‘inevitables’ in life: death and taxes. In leading with your life as a follower of Christ, I think there are two other ‘inevitables’ as well: faith and failure. Jesus thought so too. It is He who said to Peter – But I have prayed for you. I have prayed that […]

Face Favor

When a king’s face brightens, it means life; his favor is like a rain cloud in spring. Proverbs 16:15   Today is our son’s birthday. It’s also a commemoration of the day I first became a mother and my husband, a father. New life appeared in three persons that January 26 thirty-eight years ago. That’s our […]