Insulting God

Some of us are very blessed by our country of birth, the families we were born into, and the opportunities that we have had in life. We are blessed. We are blessed to be a blessing. Even so, some people oppress the poor. Rather than answer the call to serve and assist the poor, there […]

The Tip

My daughter went out to eat for her first sit down dinner with a group, where she was then required to take care of her own bill and tip accordingly. She was well prepared for the trip and was excited to have some time to spend with her friends dining out. When it was time […]

Moved to Offer

There is a big difference from being told to give something compared to giving something from the heart. I am sure there were many times that I did not want to give someone something, but I was told to do so and obliged. It didn’t mean I wanted to actually do it. I cannot remember […]

Hair Blessings

View this post on Instagram The big day. #cutpasslove @CWHL_org #childrenshairloss A post shared by Tania Gutekunst  (@taniagoody) on Jun 18, 2016 at 2:05pm PDT For about six years, my daughter has been growing her hair. Everyone always compliments her on her hair. They love the natural highlights, the curls, the red hair. Years […]

Two Bones

View this post on Instagram I must hold on tightly to my bone so my sister doesn't steal it. #Labrador #mysisterisaklepto A post shared by Tania Gutekunst  (@taniagoody) on Mar 6, 2016 at 6:10pm PST Whenever I get to the pet store, I like to get a special treat for both of the pups. […]

Grain on the Waters

In Ecclesiastes, we read about casting our bread on waters. In doing so, it will be found after many days. We are also advised to not stand around observing the wind instead of sowing the seed. If you haven’t figured it out yet, the Bible gives us great wisdom for handling money and making investments. […]

One That Waters

Abraham was blessed to be a blessing. Oftentimes I find myself remembering this truth. We too are blessed to be a blessing. When we realize that we have been blessed by God, and that nothing is ours, but rather everything is His, then naturally this blessing should flow through our fingers and bless others. This […]

Come Again

In Proverbs 3, we read that we are not to send our neighbor away when they are in need and we have the means to fulfill the need. The word neighbor actually is “rea,” which means friend or companion. When we have with us the solution, we should not tell the person to leave and […]

Share Alike

When it was time to go to battle against the Amalekites, there was a group of people who were exhausted so they stayed back. I can certainly understand exhaustion. Sometimes I barely can find the energy to swing my legs over the edge and rise in the morning due to my health. This group was […]

You Have Lacked Nothing

You Have Lacked Nothing Today’s verse speaks of a time when God’s people were wandering around in the wilderness. Even when they were not always walking with their eyes fixed on God, even when their hearts were easily swayed, God provided for them. During a time when they grumbled and complained again and again, God […]