Use Your Gifts to Change the World Wednesday – Stop Bad Chatter

“The soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭15:4‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Happy Wednesday!  It’s the day before a holiday and everyone has their minds on family, cooking, cleaning, traveling and similar things.  Don’t forget to be thankful. It’s not just about being thankful at mealtime, but remembering all…

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Perseverance during Life’s Trials

Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. ‭‭James‬ ‭1:12‬ ‭NIV‬‬ We have all endured temptations and preserved through life’s  trials, but some seem especially difficult.  Saying goodbye to a family member…

Tell Me Something Good Monday – All Things Come from the Lord

First pride, then the crash— the bigger the ego, the harder the fall. ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭16:18‬ ‭MSG‬‬ Good Morning!  Tell me something good!  I had a wonderful quiet weekend at home studying.  I’m slowly catching up on some school work and planning an upcoming trip to New Orleans.  It’s a business trip, but still exciting.  I…

Use Your Gifts to Change the World Wednesday – Conforming and Modeling

So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into…

Spread the Love Friday – Dominic Turns One!

Rejoice in the Lord always [delight, take pleasure in Him]; again I will say, rejoice! ‭‭PHILIPPIANS‬ ‭4:4‬ Happy Friday!  It’s a great day to spread God’s love.  Today is Dominic’s birthday!  He’s been with us eight months now, and has become a big part of our lives and family.  We are thankful for Dominic.  Enjoy…