1-22-17 I realized something yesterday at the gym. After being on the track for an hour, as I was headed out the door, I had no idea what my total lap count was. I knew exactly how many I ran, or more precisely jogged, but I walked a lot more than that. However, the onlyContinue reading “The Laps I Count”
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Chicken Pot Pie People
11-27-16 This morning I told my husband that I didn’t know what to write about today. He told me that he’d give me a verse and I could run with it. He quoted Acts 17:26-28 (see below). Naturally, I thought of chicken pot pie. “And He has made from one blood every nation of menContinue reading “Chicken Pot Pie People”
It’s a Marathon
9-18-16 The Christian life is hard. It’s a wonderful life, and as Christians we are spared a lot of trouble and heartache, but it’s still not easy. Sometimes it’s downright frustrating. When people around us seem to be carefree, maybe we wonder how it’s fair that we have it harder. After all, we give upContinue reading “It’s a Marathon”
When life goes crazy, is it my fault?
8-14-16 Job’s friends suggested his life was shattered because of sin. Sometimes people think that following God provides some sort of immunity against problems. Which can lead to the thought that when people suffer it’s their fault. Let’s look at that.
7-24-16 One of the blessings, and responsibilities, that we have in the church is to pray. We are allowed and commanded to pray for many things, including ourselves, fellow Christians, those who have not committed to God, the sick, government leaders, and so much more. We should pray as a congregation during church service and individuallyContinue reading “Praying Together”
Who did you sharpen today?
3-6-16 Who we spend time around has an impact on us. Proverbs 27:17 says, “As iron sharpens iron, So a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.” Aren’t there people that you just know when you see them it will make you feel better? On the other hand, sometimes we expect to feel down afterContinue reading “Who did you sharpen today?”