Monthly Archive: September 2016

Week 1 – Commitment Verse 0

Week 1 – Commitment Verse

“3 Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has...

Waiting Patiently 0

Waiting Patiently

I am keeping my daily devotion book in my purse these days….for emergency use. If you are looking for a daily devotional, that is short and easy to take everywhere….check out “Jesus Calling” by Sarah Young. The messages of the devotional always seem like perfect timing...

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“4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but...

Love 2

Love

“4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but...

Ok, God, I’m Listening 0

Ok, God, I’m Listening

God is Good! I do not just mean in the sense “God is good all the time and all the time God is good.” I mean God is good at how he deals with us. I once referred to God as a master chess player....

The Pause 0

The Pause

Our lives are busy. Chaotic. We jump from one task to another and still manage to waste time on our electronic devices. We are multitaskers, over committed and under delivering on a regular basis. We have to learn the art of the PAUSE. Some may...

Committed 0

Committed

Women Who Inspire Since reading the book of Ruth earlier this year I have been somewhat fascinated by real women of commitment. The more I think of it, I have always been somewhat perplexed by how any one can give everything and then keep giving...

In The Wilderness. Why Now? 0

In The Wilderness. Why Now?

The Lord directs the steps of the godly. He delights I every detail of their lives. Though they stumble, they will never fall, for the Lord holds them by the hand. Psalm 37:23-24 I am about halfway through my discipleship program. Earlier in the book...

Cooking Up Commitment 0

Cooking Up Commitment

September 25, 2016 at 5:30 we are having Connect Link at CenterBranch. A huge picnic, games for the family and the chance to check out the connect groups for the fall session. I am not sure if I am anxious (excited) or nervous. Maybe a...

A Step In My Journey of Faith 0

A Step In My Journey of Faith

I struggle with an element of faith on the daily. Asking God for what I need or want. I have no problem praying for others, I am even doing better at praying for those I do not necessarily like very much. When I tell you...