Parenting Like A Sherpa
on June 16th, 2021
Mount Everest, the earth's highest mountain, has two standard routes used by most climbers. Both routes present a number of dangers, including frigid temperatures and monsoon-category high winds. In addition, climbers have a limited number of months in the year to make their attempt, along with very tight time periods during the day to safely ascend and descend the mountain. But the most dangerous...  Read More
Examining Ourselves
on February 10th, 2021
Thanks again for taking the time to read this! In my devotions, I came across this study, and it was a great reminder to me: Examine yourselves to see if your faith is genuine. Test yourselves. Surely you know that Jesus Christ is among you; if not, you have failed the test of genuine faith.  — 2 Corinthians 13:5 When the Corinthians criticize Paul and his authority, he turns the tables on them. H...  Read More
on February 1st, 2021
HOW SHOULD WE START OFF A NEW WEEK? HOW ABOUT READING SOME GREAT VERSES ABOUT JOY!  TAKE A MINUTE AND LET THESE VERSES ENCOURAGE YOU. John 15:10–11 “If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full.”Psalm 16:11 “You make known to me ...  Read More
How Do You Sleep?
on January 20th, 2021
In my study the other morning, I came across this entry on a blog I enjoy following, and it caught my attention because I don’t always sleep the greatest. I thought you might find the information below useful….Patti Horoho is a retired US Army Lieutenant General who served as General of the US Army Medical Command. Her job was to oversee the health of army personnel and their families — about 4 mi...  Read More
God's Glory
on January 12th, 2021
Here is one of the devotions I read to kick off the New Year that is super timely. It was written by, Paul David Tripp in his devotional, New Morning Mercies… “Here’s the bottom line. The Christian life, the church, our faith, they are not about us, they’re about him—his plan, his kingdom, his glory.” It really is the struggle of struggles. It is counterintuitive for us all. It is the thing that ...  Read More
Five Quotes That I Am Pondering As We Kickoff 2021
on January 7th, 2021
“Worship is forgetting about what’s wrong with you, and remembering what’s right with God” - Mark Batterson“Worship is not an experience. Worship is an act, and this takes discipline. We are to worship ‘in spirit and in truth’. Never mind about the feelings. We are to worship in spite of them.” - Elisabeth Elliot“When God is at the center of your life, you worship; when He’s not, you worry.” - Ric...  Read More