Tea Tosser

My son is quite the tea tosser. What is a tea tosser? One who tosses tea! I am a coffee drinker, but even more so, I am a bigger tea drinker. One of my mugs is black so it is not as easy to distinguish if the mug is completely empty when the beverage is […]

Stay True

Paul told the Philippians to “stay true to the Lord.” This is all about being totally committed to God, not letting anything come between you and your relationship to God. In Matthew 5, we read that those who are pure in heart are blessed. They will see God! How awesome is that?! Staying true to […]

Loyal Spirit

Today’s verse is one of the most quoted from the book of Psalms for good reason. The request to create a clean heart is because the heart is defiled with sin. We can easily understand that our hearts are defiled and need cleansing. He alone can cleanse us. The Hebrew word used for “loyal,” “faithful,” […]

Christmas Past Message

Look Back – Remember what God has done Joshua 3-4 – REMEMBER WHAT GOD HAS DONE Remember personal experience  Remember to share faith – John 21:25 NO ONE CAN TAKE AWAY YOUR TESTIMONY- IT IS YOURS ALONE Look Back – Remember past events and old life Dwell on past sins – missing old life – […]

The Bees Strike Again

I was just the victim of an underground bee attack again. Two years in a row! Thankfully I did not find myself being rushed to the hospital with hives. Like last year, I sustained numerous stings which resulted in intense swelling. A friend asked me why I won’t leave the bees alone, as if I […]

A Genesis Week

Over and over I have read Psalm 51:10. The NIV reads: “Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.” It is so often a prayer request of mine. While reading the Message, I read it translated in a way that spoke to me. “God, make a fresh start […]