Not My Words: Top Ten {Tuesday}

So, I started writing this really fabulous post yesterday. It was a big bloggy topic and the more I wrote the MORE I WROTE. It was just so long it could have been a 10-part series. And I felt bad throwing it on you. It was too heavy. And had too much information. I am […]

Jesus’ Genealogy: A Christmas Story

Have you ever heard of Matthew? Like Matthew, Mark & Luke? Saint Matthew? He wrote an account of Jesus’ life. And the way he started this account was with a genealogy. Yeah, those lists of families that bore people away from the Bible. Well, this genealogy is worth reading. Usually genealogies are a list of […]

Our Sun & Our Shield!

  How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord of Heaven’s Armies. I long, yes, I faint with longing to enter the courts of the Lord. With my whole being, body and soul, I will shout joyfully to the living God. Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow builds her nest and raises […]

99% Sure

I think I’ve picked out the pirate’s first name. Here’s the thing. I don’t want just a cool name. I want a name that has some meaning. I love names that have a story to them. Amanda means “worthy of love”. Even though Amanda is a basic name, the meaning has always made it feel […]

A Few Of My Favorite Things The Fourth

My very favorite chapter in the Bible. 1 O LORD, you have searched me and you know me. 2 You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. 3 You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways. 4 Before a word […]

Mad About You

Still thinking about todays sermon, based on the story of Hosea and his prostitute wife, Gomer… “But then I will win her back once again. I will lead her into the desert and speak tenderly to her there. I will return her vineyards to her and transform the Valley of Trouble into a gateway of […]

Oh Theology Part 1

I told you I wanted to do a healing post soon. As I started thinking about it and as my dh and I discussed what it is we “believe” about healing, I started realizing, it’s not just about that one aspect of my faith. To say what I believe about something like healing starts with […]