A bird hoping for some of my food at the beach in Palm Coast, Florida. He didn't succeed! This has been a stressful week, with allergy season starting and problems between adult children. Having been successful so far at resisting the temptations of the foods I love for over a year, I decided that even... Continue Reading →
How I would've loved to grow up in a Gingerbread House, One where the home was truly sweet. With graham crackers for walls and doors, It would be a delightful place to meet and greet. But, with my sweet tooth and love of sugar, Before you know it, I would be out of a home.... Continue Reading →
The author of Hebrews recommends laying aside all of the weight, including our sins, that encumber us in the race to eternal life. These actions allow us to demonstrate faith in Jesus Christ, whose birth, death, and resurrection is the basis of our faith in God and our belief in a better home to aspire to, one not made by human hands. Stripping off the weight means letting go of our hurts, heartbreaks, and humiliations; our broken dreams, broken hearts, and broken promises; and our fears, failures, and frustrations. This emotional baggage often hinders our faith, and causes us to doubt the One who paid the ultimate price for our redemption.