Tag: discipleship

The Greatest Fear

“There’s nothing to fear but fear itself.” World English Dictionary fear— n 1. a feeling of distress, apprehension, or alarm caused by impending danger, pain, etc 2. a cause of this feeling 3. awe; reverence: fear of God 4. concern; anxiety 5. possibility; chance: there is no fear of that happening 6. for fear of…

Purging with Purpose

Understand from the beginning that I am not in any way talking about food! These are my thoughts on scaling down and simplifying my life… It’s not just children who struggle with the “need” versus “want” concept.  I grew up in an average middle class family with four children, both parents, and usually a pet or…

Pick up a penny…

It was several years ago that I heard a statement that I can never seem to get out of my head and my heart (not that I want to!).  My husband preached a sermon on compassion and had given every family in the congregation a token reminder of this principle: “Every Person Matters” He had…

The Value of the Unlikely

At the risk of sounding like I’m plugging my husband’s book, “Warriors in Hiding”, I HAVE to say that this principle of God using UNLIKELY people has been filling my mind lately. After witnessing the incredible life and death of my sweet father-in-law, I was again reminded that it’s often the humble and unlikely person…