When was the last time you got away from the world for a while, just stepped away and enjoyed the peace and quiet without checking your phone every few minutes? My husband and I spent several hours Sunday afternoon doing something we haven’t done together in years: fishing. And when I say years, I mean… Continue reading Stepping (or floating) away from the rest of the world
Tomorrow — June 23 — is Typewriter Day, so I’d like to share the story of the typewriter jigsaw puzzle in my office. And, as silly as it seems, how that puzzle reminded me of what the Bible says about procrastination. As soon as I saw the puzzle on the shelf at our local bookstore,… Continue reading How a puzzle reminded me of what the Bible says about procrastination
The Scripture passage that our pastor preached on this week was one many of us have heard since childhood: the story of Jesus walking on water and Peter stepping out of the boat and walking on water to meet Him (Matthew 14:22-33). I couldn’t even begin to count the number of times I’ve read this… Continue reading A little faith can go a long way
This is the first week of Advent, the four weeks leading up to Christmas when we prepare to celebrate God’s gift to us in Jesus and prepare ourselves to receive that gift. It can also be a good time for us to think about what we can give God in return – not because we’re… Continue reading What can I give God during Advent?