Posts Tagged: God

A Goat in Sheep’s Clothing

3Apr2018 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Confession time: I sometimes worry about my true position in God’s kingdom. I fear that at some point, I will be horrified to find that I never really was one of the blessed sheep, but rather a cursed goat. A clever little goat in sheep’s clothing, hiding coarse straight hair under fluffy faux fleece, a goat that… Read more »

30 Days of Thanksgiving: Simple Faith

1Nov2017 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I must admit: sometimes I think these “30 Days of Thankfulness” posts in November are kind of cheesy. I mean, shouldn’t we be thankful every day of the year? We should, of course. But lately, I’ve realized that I’ve fallen away from that discipline. The negativity of life has been so heavy lately that it’s… Read more »

Memorial Stones

6Jul2017 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

In the Old Testament of the Bible, people were encouraged to make memorials at places where God did miraculous things. Often, these were made of stone and meant to be permanent reminders for future generations of what God had done in that place. I think we are wise to create similar memorials in our own lives, whether… Read more »

The Truth About Chronic Illness

3May2017 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

A friend announced on social media this week that she has cancer. She prefaced her post by saying “I’m not sharing this for pity or sympathy, but to ask for prayer.” It bothered me that she even had to include that disclaimer. Have we become so insensitive to the sufferings of others that we’d assume… Read more »

21 Ways to Live Out Your Faith in 2017

2Jan2017 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I’m really not a fan of New Year resolutions. I’m kind of more of a U2 kinda girl: nothing really changes on New Year’s Day. Still…the world sees January as a clean slate, so why not make it a time to embrace new things? I just know, that for me, unless I seek God’s help,… Read more »