Tag: Forgiveness

Love: the Key Ingredient

Physical connection…That’s what some people believe strong love is. There are parts of this that are true…making time and making effort produces strong love, but a key element is missing from this equation. If this element is absent, love becomes whatever you want it… Continue Reading “Love: the Key Ingredient”

Emerging from the Darkness

He’d come to visit me when I was on my own and single. My little brother and I had planned ahead of time to take in a concert at a nearby college. The artists performing both professed to be believers. As the opening “act”… Continue Reading “Emerging from the Darkness”

Forgive? Why Should I?!?

You’ve been hurt…again. Your emotions have taken a beating, and you’re feeling a bit like a punching bag. The last thing you want to think about or do is forgive! Anger? Check! Indignation? Check! Bitterness? Getting there. And then, you read these verses… “For… Continue Reading “Forgive? Why Should I?!?”

Wow!  He’s Grown!

The soft whine entered my ears, waking me from a restful sleep.  I heard our puppy, letting me know he needed to go out.  I looked down at him, and it almost knocked me back!  It was positively visible how much taller he had… Continue Reading “Wow!  He’s Grown!”

What or Whom Do We Fear?

“If you do well, will you not be accepted?…” Genesis 4:7a NKJV Have you ever looked at what you’ve done and felt like you didn’t measure up?  Truth is, we all have, ’cause truth is, we all don’t measure up…to God’s standards.  Thank the… Continue Reading “What or Whom Do We Fear?”

Take a Look in the Mirror

It was the…I don’t know (I lost count)…time that I told him, “No,” and redirected him to something he could have. My patience was getting exercised, for sure! Our puppy is growing quickly and has found that it’s pretty easy for him to get… Continue Reading “Take a Look in the Mirror”

Truth? Dare? The Heart Revealed

“Truth.” “Would you trust your mom, best friend, or a stranger the most with a secret?” Truth or Dare…This game has been around for centuries, though it has been called different names. In fact, one version was played as entertainment at Christmastime. Some people… Continue Reading “Truth? Dare? The Heart Revealed”