My First True Christmas

The Story of My First True Christmas I recall the time that I met Jesus, the day of His birth on my first true Christmas. Christmas Card 2020 by Janis Cox When did the Christmas Story take hold of me? One Christmas Eve, we visited a different church in our small town. It was dark when we… Continue reading My First True Christmas

Can You Look at the Right Place to Live your Life?

The Right Place A poem of reflection, “Look at the Right Place”, after these morning’s scriptures – Psalm 121; Exodus 12:29-42; Romans 13:1-7 Look at the Right Place Should it be “To thine own self be true” Or “Let him deny himself”? As we look to God And His Word We see how we need… Continue reading Can You Look at the Right Place to Live your Life?

Insider Radical Faith Secrets For Any Jesus Followers

What does “radical” mean and why as Christians are we called to be radical followers of Jesus? This is how it feels to be radical. Photo by Clique Images on Unsplash Radical: “very different from the usual or traditional” “favoring extreme changes in existing views, habits, conditions, or institutions” ~ Merriam Dictionary Stepping out The best example of… Continue reading Insider Radical Faith Secrets For Any Jesus Followers

What Will Heaven Look Like?

Image by Pixabay One thing I am sure of — we will not be floating on clouds with the angels. We will have an earth. But it will be different. Come with me as I travel through some scripture to figure out how this will look. First, look at water Water — we have lots of water on this planet. Actually,… Continue reading What Will Heaven Look Like?

How You Can Find Home When You Have Lost Your Way

A look at The Kingdom of Thrim Have you every lost your way? Have you had a time where you made a hasty decision? Have you ever made financial decisions that were not good ones? Do you listen to God on a daily basis? A Purposeful Faith We want our children to have a strong… Continue reading How You Can Find Home When You Have Lost Your Way

Do You Know Why You Are Stressed? Pause

What Jesus Can Teach Us About Pause The word for Five Minute Friday this week is “pause”. “Pause” is such an important word in our lives. Jesus went away from all the people to find communion with God. He left early in the morning to go out by himself to pray. We need to use… Continue reading Do You Know Why You Are Stressed? Pause

Secret: Does God Keep Secrets From His People?

Does God Keep Secrets From His People? I had to check through God’s Word to see what He said about the word “secret”. I know it’s not good to keep secrets if it hurts someone but it’s also not good to spread news – gossip. The only way we can figure out what God says… Continue reading Secret: Does God Keep Secrets From His People?

3 Ways to Turn from my Old Ways

Five Minute Friday: Turn Okay – I think I will continue to do my Five-Minute Fridays on my blog rather than Medium. This week’s prompt is TURN. So I have 5 minutes to write on the word “turn”: Set the Timer: Go I keep hearing the words from the Bible: “Turn from your ways”. And that’s… Continue reading 3 Ways to Turn from my Old Ways

What This Painting Taught Me About God – A Snuggly

What This Painting Taught Me About God A 33 Dot Challenge to Encourage My Creativity – My Snuggly Photo From Pixabay As for painting, I have been challenging myself by trying to push my imagination to see things from nothing. Yikes. That’s not easy. Today is another 33 Dot Challenge. Meg Konovska got me hooked on this. Here is… Continue reading What This Painting Taught Me About God – A Snuggly

Why Did Jesus’ Life Go From Adulation to Execution?

Why we need to be transported back to the first century to find the real story of Easter I’m joining Five Minute Friday today with the word prompt “why?” “Why?” I think this is the most asked question in our lives. From the everyday: Why can’t you remember? To the deep: Why: Isn’t there peace?… Continue reading Why Did Jesus’ Life Go From Adulation to Execution?