I wrote this in with out much thought. Then I looked at what I posted and realized how much I needed those words. I was preaching to myself with out even trying.
This one is inspired by the words of John the Baptist "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!" - John 1:29. Jesus on the cross is the fulfillment of John's words that day. It wasn't easy to paint, it isn't easy to look at. It isn't meant to be.
Bed time seems to be the hardest part of our day. Jonathan has delt with "bad dreams" for quite a while. Little did I know that this is a sign of anxiety. He is doing better now that he is getting help
VBS is always fun! We go every year often to a couple different ones. This is a year I will never forget. We were visiting friends and enjoying VBS at their church. Thursday night my friend shared the gospel with my son's class. He whispered to me "I believe".
Last month was packed with an unexpected visit to the ER and doctor appointments with Jonathan and even a biopsy and MRI.
Stop trying to push your way through this day and rest in your Father's arms. Pour out your heart to Him every pain, every fear, don't hold anything back. Then let Him hold you when it hurts. Rest in Him and let His peace fill your heart. This peace doesn't mean you don't have things to do, things to be concerned about or even that the ache and weight of it all goes away. His peace comes in the middle of it all.
I wanted to share a great story of God's grace in my life. I wanted to share with you like we were sitting together talking. So, I made a video.
my little girl began singing this that day I listened closely as she said
“You are treasured, you are beautiful, in the eyes...in the eyes, of the one who made you.
God's greatest story of grace the story of Salvation. The Gospel is the most amazing story of love that you will ever find. It is simple enough for a child to understand and so that is how I am going to talk about it today. Not that you are a child but there is no point … Continue reading God’s greatest story of grace
When someone hears my story I sometimes get told
"God won't give you more than you can handle"
I've often just smile but I really don't like being told this. They may see the girl standing in front of them at the moment and she may look strong. But what they don't know is that I am literally biting my tongue because I don't want to cry (again).
Today is my daughter's 8th birthday, as we celebrate the life God has given her I couldn't help but think that I was once told that this baby may not live to be born. I was even given instructions on where to go abort her because she was thought to have so many defects.