Category Archives: Giving

Sweetly Broken

Lord, break my heart for what breaks Yours.  Have you ever prayed that prayer? If you dare, God will open your eyes and change your perspective. But be prepared for your world to be rocked. He will reveal calluses on … Continue reading

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Setting Aside Personal Rights For the Sake of Others

Happy Independence Day to my fellow Americans! “Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people He has chosen as His own inheritance.” – Psalm 33:12 May we humble ourselves and pray for our country, that our God … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Corinthians, Anger, Blessings, Faithfulness, Family, Freedom, Galatians, Giving, God, Grace, Hatred, Heart, James, Jesus, John, Joy, July 2016, Life, Love, Love one another, Men, Mercy, Others, Philippians, Pride, Psalms, Sacrifice, Salvation, Self, Sin Nature, The Gospel | Leave a comment

Leaving the Comfort of My Own Little World

March 22 is World Water Day. Why should this matter to us? Why should this matter to me?  We are all so very wrapped up in our own little corner of our own little world, aren’t we? (My nod to … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Family, Giving, Gospel For Asia, Hope, Jesus, Love one another, March 2015, Mark, Others, Prayer, World Water Day | Leave a comment

Writing On a Clean Slate

The hustle and bustle of Christmas 2014 has officially passed. The memories and moments remain forever hidden within my heart — isn’t God good? 🙂 This morning I had nothing pressing to do. Nothing, wow. I have the day off … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Commandments, December 2014, Deuteronomy, Faithfulness, Family, Fear, Fellowship, Giving, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Word, Heart, Jesus, Joy, Love, Love one another, Matthew, Men, Mind, Obedience, Others, Self, Wisdom, Worry, Worship | Leave a comment

Redemption for a Broken World and a Leaky Roof

It is a soggy morning in Eastern Washington. The chickens don’t mind the drumming rain, but the dogs and cat are not pleased. I am a little disappointed because it looks like it will be our last “warm” day of … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Commandments, Faith, Family, Giving, God, God's Name, God's Word, Grace, Hatred, Heaven, Holy Spirit, Hope, Israel, Jesus, Leviticus, Lies, Life, Love, Love one another, Lying, Men, New Heaven and Earth, November 2014, Obedience, Offerings, Others, Peace, Prayer, Redeemer, Sacrifice, Self, The Father, The Future, The Son, The Spirit, Worth | Leave a comment

Extending Grace

Have you ever been hurt or betrayed by someone close to you? Are you holding onto that pain, with sorrow or bitterness, or have you been working on extending grace? Our wounds may never fully heal, but we have to … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Consequences, Egypt, Faithfulness, Family, Fear, Fellowship, Forgiveness, Friends, Genesis, Giving, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Hatred, Healing, Heart, Holy Spirit, Hope, Israel, Jacob, Jesus, Joseph, Joy, Lies, Life, Love, Love one another, Matthew, Men, Mercy, Obedience, Others, Potiphar, Self, September 2014, Unforgiveness | Leave a comment

God’s Riches Freely Given

“But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us…that in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.” ~ … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, 1 Timothy, Blessings, Ephesians, Faith, Giving, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Heaven, Hebrews, Hope, Joy, Knowledge, Life, Love, Mark, Matthew, May 2014, Men, Mercy, Moses, Peace, Philippians, Romans, Salvation, The Nature of God, Wisdom | 2 Comments