Tag: Scripture

The Gift of Forgiveness

Hear me out. Seriously.  I know you don’t want to hear it, but it’s for your own good. For my own good. We must forgive. NOTHING— n.o.t.h.i.n.g. can replace the this simple act that can bring complete freedom. The tangled web that begins with a tiny thread of unforgiveness turns into a giant web of bitterness and…

Four Gifts I Wish I Had Given My Children

It’s right about now that many of you shoppers out there are thinking one of two things: ONE:  “I really, really, really NEED to get started on my Christmas shopping!” or, TWO:  “I really, really SHOULD have simplified and done LESS!” I am happy to say that after hearing about Four SImple Gifts, and implementing this…

Shine

Angels and tinsel and tree tops and lights and sparkling, glittering gold and silver. But nothing shines brighter than the joy on their faces. I love giving gifts. The most heart-warming, rewarding gift of a gift-giver is the pleasure of seeing the recipient glow with delight. There is nothing like Christmas morning with the lit…

Is America Teaching Casual Christianity?

It’s probably not fair to say “America”. It’s also probably not fair to say “Christianity”. You obviously can’t blame a country, and it’s getting harder to define the term Christianity in a way that people will tolerate. Webster defines Christianity this way: :the religion that is based on the teachings of Jesus Christ. Exactly, Webster.  But…

Sometimes I Forget That I’m Strange

I am a Nana, yet I still talk baby-talk to my grandbabies.  I like dill pickles with my chili.  I can use a sewing machine and power tools.  I love to read–and sometimes take a book with me in the tree while I sit in a deer stand. Seriously, though! I don’t think I even know what “normal”…