One of the details I loved most about it was the city’s flower tiles that seemed to be almost everywhere I walked. This simple flower design added this unique aesthetic that I wanted more of in my life. One of the stories behind the tiles was that the people of the city wanted you to walk on flowers wherever you went. And a new dream started to bloom in my heart. I wanted to make things with sweet character like that. … More Saturday Share with Chloe Townsend
But this is where my heart gets encouraged. Young Hezekiah, rather than grumbling, blaming, punishing or shaming, rolled up his kingly sleeves and got to work on a restoration plan. He reminds me of young friends in my city who have a heart for renewal and restoration, as well as a revival in the hearts of God’s people. … More Renovation Anyone?
I watched this scene with intense interest and the tears began to pool in my eyes. Jesus asked her who was left to condemn her. She answered that no one was left. He tells her to go in peace because He didn’t condemn her either. Can you imagine the immediate relief and the weight that was lifted from her? I absolutely can because I’m struggling with a thing also. … More Saturday Share with Quantrilla Ard
Would my daddy not want to come home and face it all, numb himself to the troubles with whiskey and barrel into the house to meet my mama’s anger. I never knew what home would be like and so I understand the children who are unsure of where they will sleep. I’ve never been homeless; yet, I understand the uncertainty of what home will be. … More Saturday Share with Lisa Anne Tindal
God desires to do a deep heart work in me. He gently pulls me toward Him and asks that I release all that is holding me back. God wants to create a healing space that allows me to find sanctuary in Him. My heart holds the key that God extends to me with all the love He has for me. … More Saturday Share with Mary Geisen
“What is causing the quarrels and fights among you? Don’t they come from the evil desires at war within you? You want what you don’t have, so you scheme and kill to get it. You are jealous of what others have, but you can’t get it, so you fight and wage war to take it … More Just stop all the fussin’
We need a broader understanding of what it means to be heroic. A brave person is not made in a single moment, on center stage, but in the thousands of little choices that go unseen by all by God. For me, bravery is built every time I choose to walk into a room believing that I am a daughter of the King. … More Saturday Share with Marie Gregg
You can’t see me, but I am jumping up and down and grinning from ear to ear. A dream has just come true right in time for my 55th birthday! Yes, I’ve always wanted to do something like publishing a book. No, I never really expected to see it actually happen. Of course, it didn’t … More Pleased to announce: it’s a book!
For this reason, he had to be made like them, fully human in every way, in order that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in service to God, and that he might make atonement for the sins of the people. Hebrews 2:17, NIV This Christmas may end up being one of my all-time favorites. It’s been … More Christmas Awakenings
The scene shifts. Water splashes at her feet, and she realizes the boat has sprung a leak. Frantic, she looks to the man. Why is he still fiddling? Doesn’t he recognize the emergency? The adrenaline rushes. Her survival instincts scream at her, “You can’t just sit there in a sinking boat. Do something. Stop the leak. Jump. Swim. Do. Something.” … More Obey anyway… What to do when life just doesn’t make sense.