Roots & Fruits

My 15 year-old daughter has recently become interested in plants. This is amusing because I can only keep humans and animals alive. I simply cannot remember to water a plant. My people and dog will let me know their needs. A plant wilts silently from lack of water and then it is too late. MyContinue reading “Roots & Fruits”

Roots Exposed

I enjoy cutting the grass. Really, I do. There is something satisfying about putting music in your ears and pushing the mower through the green blades, getting an immediate result. My husband and I have had four homes throughout our married years. By far the easiest yard to cut was the one that was completelyContinue reading “Roots Exposed”

Growing Faith: Finding Fellowship

I have begun writing my second Bible study. This one is on the book of Acts. My first study on John is a for new believers and those who are new to or intimidated by studying the Bible through a look at the life of Jesus and his followers. I chose Acts for my nextContinue reading “Growing Faith: Finding Fellowship”

Growing Faith: Boundaries and the Bible

Last week in the Growing Faith series, I wrote about the need for patience regarding your spiritual growth, especially as a new Christian. Sometimes it can be overwhelming when it seems like there is a checklist to complete. Thankfully all we need to remember is daily surrender and working toward loving God, ourselves, and othersContinue reading “Growing Faith: Boundaries and the Bible”

Growing Faith: Patience and Prayer

January. The time of year for new beginnings, a fresh start, and hope for change. Last month I wrote about opening the greatest gift we have ever been given, the gift of God’s Son,Jesus. We don’t deserve such a perfect gift, but God loves us and wanted a way for us to have a foreverContinue reading “Growing Faith: Patience and Prayer”

In Pursuit of God’s Heart: Part 2 – What’s your heart condition?

In Part 1, we pursued the heart of God by trusting our shepherd and finding contentment in the pasture he has placed us.  Psalm 37:4 takes us to the next segment of wisdom.  It is one of the most over-used, yet misunderstood verses in the Bible.  The first part is often overlooked because we love toContinue reading “In Pursuit of God’s Heart: Part 2 – What’s your heart condition?”