Tag: do you know Jesus

LORD,YOU WANT US TO DO WHAT? How does that possibly fit into our plans??

A number of years ago, Mike and I had the opportunity to travel to Israel, and to walk the very streets that Jesus walked on.  It was a trip of a lifetime that I am so thankful for.  One of the highlights was to… Continue Reading “LORD,YOU WANT US TO DO WHAT? How does that possibly fit into our plans??”

JOY UNSPEAKABLE JOY…what on earth does that actually mean??

I was having one of those weeks, the type that no matter what you do things just felt grey and dark.  If I turned on worship music I couldn’t seem to focus in… if I tried to read, my mind wandered.  The glass was… Continue Reading “JOY UNSPEAKABLE JOY…what on earth does that actually mean??”

HOW DO WE LIVE IN THIS BROKEN WORLD?

Lord, take my hand… This is going to sound super weird to say, but I have to say that I have grown increasingly thankful for the hard times we have been experiencing?  No I don’t like pain and I don’t enjoy the difficulties that… Continue Reading “HOW DO WE LIVE IN THIS BROKEN WORLD?”

YOU KNOW HOW I FEEL… How exactly do you know that??

What do you do when you feel like trouble is hemming in on all sides?  When the fears of life, just want to swallow. you whole?  How do you face each day with little or no answers?  And how does one stay strong in… Continue Reading “YOU KNOW HOW I FEEL… How exactly do you know that??”

EVERYTHING’S GOOD IF IT’S GOOD FOR ME…right God?

I have to be honest here, lately I have been in a pit and feeling pretty sorry for myself.  What I have come to learn is that the more you get comfortable in the pity party pit, the quicker you start to believe the… Continue Reading “EVERYTHING’S GOOD IF IT’S GOOD FOR ME…right God?”

IF DISCIPLINE IS A GOOD THING…Why does it always feel so bad?

Ever have one of those days when you feel like you’ve been put on a time-out that was never going to end, like the punishment was never going to end?  I was having one of these days, I was feeling sorry for myself and… Continue Reading “IF DISCIPLINE IS A GOOD THING…Why does it always feel so bad?”

SO MANY QUESTIONS LORD… Show me the answers.

When I originally wrote todays journal entry, it was a year ago at the end of January and we were literally watching our life fall apart, unable to stop the impending implosion.  As I start writing today for this Blog I can’t help but… Continue Reading “SO MANY QUESTIONS LORD… Show me the answers.”

BROKEN NO MORE…

How do we mend the shattered pieces? What are you feeling as you watch the news, as you view on social media the incredible hatred within our world?  As you see videos of the last moments of mans life shared and shared over and… Continue Reading “BROKEN NO MORE…”

GRACE, GRACE, GODS GRACE…

Can We Ever Measure Up? What do you think of when you hear about the Grace of God?  I think my response often depends on the lens I’m viewing my life from.  When things are running along smoothly, I’m ashamed to admit, I oftentimes… Continue Reading “GRACE, GRACE, GODS GRACE…”

TEACH ME LORD…

How do YOU say I should live? Ever since we got home, I feel like the Bible is newly alive for me.  Words that I have read  before are now speaking directly into my heart.  It’s like God has stripped away the blinders so… Continue Reading “TEACH ME LORD…”

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