The Way, the Truth and the Life

John 14:6 (The Living Bible) “Jesus told him, ‘I am the Way—yes, and the Truth and the Life. No one can get to the Father except by means of me.’ “ With His words “I am the way, the truth and the life,” Jesus shares the reality of the way to salvation.  By following Him, […]

The Good Shepherd

John 10:7-11 New International Version (7)”Therefore Jesus said again, “Very truly I tell you, I am the gate for the sheep. (8)All who have come before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep have not listened to them. (9)  I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. They will come in and go […]

Walk a Little Slower

I have recently discovered a new podcast by an author, artist and poet by the name of Tanner Olson. The title of the podcast, “Walk a Little Slower,” is what caught my eye. My late husband always lamented that I walked too fast and due to his health issues, keeping up with me was difficult. […]

The Light of the World

John 8:12 English Standard Version (ESV) Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” Have you considered where would we be without light? When you walk into a dark room, do you automatically reach for […]

Who do you say that I am?

In Matthew 16:36 (New International Version) we read: Jesus asked His disciples “Who do people say that I am?” and then He asked them: “Who do YOU say that I am?” Today is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the church season of Lent. You may be asking what is the purpose of Lent? Lent […]

Man strive hand to a God
Man strive hand to a God

Here I Am- Send Me

 “Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?”  And I said, “Here am I. Send me!”  Isaiah 6:8 (New International Version) In 2003, my father passed away after a short illness. One of the many things I miss and loved most about him was […]

Female washing up the dishes in kitchen
Female washing up the dishes in kitchen

Finding Sacred in the Ordinary

How can something be sacred and ordinary at the same time as the terms seem to be incongruous? When you think of the word ordinary what comes to mind?  Dull? Unpolished? Rough-hewn? Merriam-Webster defines it as “of common quality, rank, or ability.” Using that definition, you may find it odd to think of discovering something […]

Hand in hand with one another
Hand in hand with one another

Love In Action- Not Just In Words

Scripture tells us we need to show love in action and not just with our words. In 1 John 3:16-18, we read: “This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. If anyone has material […]

Detour Ahead
Detour Ahead

Trusting in God While Navigating Unplanned Detours

DETOUR: “a long or roundabout route that is taken to avoid something or to visit somewhere along the way” What is the first thing you think of when you read the words “Detour Ahead” on a road sign? Are you excited or do you inwardly groan and start to worry that you will be late […]

Spring cleaning,Fast fashion, the girl puts things in order in the closet. A bunch of colorful
Spring cleaning,Fast fashion, the girl puts things in order in the closet. A bunch of colorful

Create in Me a Clean Heart

Organizing and decluttering our homes has become popular of late. Experts suggest if something does not bring us joy, we should toss it or donate it.  We are encouraged to surround ourselves only with things we love. Unfortunately, it is not always an easy task to give up those things we have become attached to. […]