Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness,for they shall be filledMatthew 5:6 Picture if you will the platform of a church sanctuary.It is decorated with plants and trees. A lone spotlight is focused on the empty garden. Then a deep voice begins to sing, low and slow. "Adam where are you? I came to walk with you, and… Continue reading They shall be filled
As I was scrolling Facebook today I read a post in a group called the Christian Adoptees Support Group. It was a prayer and it started with the words, "Father God, I want to be rooted and established." Which comes from the scriptures and is found in Ephesians 3:14-19. 14 For this reason I kneel before the… Continue reading Being Rooted
If you had asked me on November 13th whether I would be answering fanmail in February I probably would have said no. It wasn't something I expected, but when it started coming, answering the emails from fans quickly became one of my favorite things to do. Some of you were touched by the different stories I've… Continue reading Fanmail, Snowstorms, and Dolls
Today I went to an event at a church in the inner city of Flint, Michigan. When my husband and I started out in ministry he pastored a church just a few blocks away, at the Flint Eastside Mission.It was over ten years of miracles and heartbreaks. Pouring your heart into people, only to have… Continue reading Trigger Warning: Girls in need of grace.
I have been thinking a lot about forgiveness lately. The Bible clearly tells us that we must forgive as God has forgiven us.(Mark 11:25; 1 John 1:9; Ephesians 4:32; Matthew 6:12; Matthew 6:14-15; Matthew 18: 21-22; Luke 6:37; Colossians 3:13; Luke 17:3-4) This seems like an impossible thing to ask of us, but; "Forgiveness is… Continue reading Forgiveness and Book #2
I originally posted this a few years ago. I have moved forward in lifes Journey's and published my first novel; 'Lost in the Land of the Midnight Sun', which hit #1 in the Kindle Christian Fantasy category on Amazon a couple weeks ago. I have been a co-host on the Christian Indie Writer's Podcast for… Continue reading Life’s Journeys
Salmon is life. Great article about Alaskan Native Culture. Lots of awesome pictures. http://salmonlife.org/heritage/salmon-is-our-lifeblood/
I just thought I'd throw this little gem out there. I recently came across it on an external hard drive my brother loaded with pictures that my dad took back in the seventies. I'm willing to bet my mom made the dress. I know she made the green one in my banner picture.
Do you question why the power of the Holy Spirit doesn't seem to be working in our Church's? Do you ever wonder why Luke didn't start the book of Acts with Pentecost? The answer then was loose ends. Could the answer to the power of the Spirit in the body has to do with tying… Continue reading Does the Body of Christ need to tie up some loose ends?
My good friend, and a member of the writing group I belong to, J.R. Nichols (Jamie), has just published her very first book on Amazon. Moriah Walker is struggling to cope with the death of her son Joshua. Her life consists of nothing but working and visiting his grave. So when a mysterious gentleman appears and… Continue reading Spotlight on J.R.Nichols and her book ‘Second Chance’