• The joy set before Him

    Hebrews 12:1-2 says this: “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfector of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand ... { read more }
  • C: Chaste

    “Chaste” ‘Morally pure in thought or conduct; decent and modest.’ Titus 2:5 (NLT) “…to live wisely and be pure, to care for their homes, to do good, and to be submissive to their husbands. Then they will not bring shame on the word of God.” Let’s face it – there isn’t much in our society that is modest. If we look carefully in just the right places we might find something ... { read more }
  • When we ask for the unexpected

    We did have a WonderFULL time at our retreat, didn't we ladies? I certainly did! My favorite part was trying to make the story of the hemorrhaging woman come alive for you. She really helps us take a closer look at just how much Jesus really loves us. Those of you faithful readers of this newsletter know that I have spoken about her story before. I can assure you it won't be the last time I do, ei... { read more }
  • B: Blameless

    “Blameless” ‘Free from blame; without fault; innocent; guiltless; Not meriting blame or censure; undeserving of reproof’ Phillipians 2:15 NIV “…so that you may become blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a crooked and depraved generation, in which you shine like stars in the universe.” I am so not innocent! And one would have to question the honesty of anyone who ... { read more }
  • Beautiful: The ABCs of Beauty in the Eyes of THE Beholder ‘A’

    “Able” ‘marked by power, intelligence, competence, skill, giftedness’ Ephesians 3:20 NLT “Now glory be to God! By his mighty power at work within us, he is able to accomplish infinitely more than we would ever dare to ask or hope.” Powerful? Nope. Intelligent? I have my moments. Competent? Rarely. Skillful? Sometimes. Gifted? Well, I’ve been told on occasion…. The definition... { read more }
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