For several weeks my pastor has been emphasizing the importance of sharing the gospel from our pulpit. He explains that not everyone has the same pulpit he has been given but that still we are to be Jesus from wherever God has placed us. I have struggled with disappointment because I thought I would be … Continue reading What’s Your Pulpit?
Does anyone else wish they could just ignore life and sit at Jesus’ feet? Goodness it’s hard to get away from learning when God is sitting with you as you study! My mentor introduced me to this book this week. My copy arrived yesterday. And my goodness- I wish I had received it twenty years … Continue reading Where He Meets Me
In recent weeks I have noticed I've stopped losing weight and have struggled with a lot of pain. A lot. I am to the point now where I don't crave sugar and am ready to start watching my natural sugar in take. I have not focused on that because I just needed to cope with … Continue reading Growing in Wellness on Wellness Wednesday.
Psalm 119:9-16, 105 – 112 Once the Bible was just so many words to us, “clouds and darkness,” (represents before Christ or through one of life’s storm) then suddenly – the words became spirit and life because Jesus re-speaks them to us when our circumstances make the words new. (after salvation or your circumstances allow … Continue reading Fruit of the Spirit – Joy in the Word – Lesson 3
Last year I purchased an amplified Bible. I had no idea how much it would help me with comprehension and definitions but it has become my go-to Bible for studying. A few weeks ago I mentioned to a friend in casual conversation how much I have enjoyed my AMP Bible but that I wish I … Continue reading Building Up Others
Sometimes our children say things that are meant to be innocent but it is that innocence that smacks a momma in the face. A few weeks ago I was sharing with Kaitlyn that I would be meeting with a lady that is mentoring me in some areas I am struggling in. I explained what that … Continue reading Second Chances
Our words and thoughts have power. Scripture says there is the power of life and death in the tongue. The first thing I had to do was change my negative mindset and quit whining - yes. I threw a temper tantrum. A looong one. And it lasted for days - okay - weeks! I had … Continue reading It Begins In The Mind – Wellness Wednesday
2 Corinthians 12:1-10 Last week we talked about Joy in trials - How much of finding joy in the trials begins with surrendering? Remember the purpose of trials is for spiritual maturity. This week we are talking about having joy in weakness. How much of having joy in weakness begins with surrendering? Every. Single. Bit. … Continue reading Fruit of the Spirit – Joy in Weakness, Lesson 2
Any time God allows me to teach I learn more than any other time - God takes that head knowledge and gives me life lessons to learn and grow while giving me life application moments. Head knowledge without heart knowledge is wasted brain space. I enjoy sharing some of what God is teaching me. Currently … Continue reading Fruit of the Spirit – Finding Joy In Trials – Lesson 1
Just about every week someone is asking me what I'm doing to lose weight and how my autoimmune disease is doing. I feel completely inadequate trying to share anything I have done because I am still learning so much, but because I am asked so much what I'm doing I have decided to start posting … Continue reading Making It So – Wellness Wednesday’s