The Truth That Sets You Free

The Truth That Sets You Free

The Truth That Sets You Free (This week’s blog is from something I wrote about ten years ago. I thought it was worth the repost. I hope you enjoy!) Often you’ll hear people talk about different situations and the “facts” of it. As an example, you probably know someone...
Why Jesus Won’t Think For Us

Why Jesus Won’t Think For Us

Why Jesus Won’t Think For Us I love to get up early. I love the quiet hum of our home and the chance to read my Bible and pray before the day gets started. Over the years I’ve learned that this is part of an important discipline in learning how to hear God’s...
Jesus Changes Everything

Jesus Changes Everything

Jesus Changes Everything Do you ever struggle with despair? Boy, I do — and more often than I’d like to admit. Sometimes I’ve endured an entire season in which I’ve had to fight for hope. A few months ago I got it in my heart to memorize Philippians 3:7-14. So every...
Bird Mom Sarah

Bird Mom Sarah

Bird Mom Sarah I’m the youngest of nine children. We weren’t Catholic or farmers or the Brady Bunch. The truth is that my mom and dad just really liked each other. There were six of us girls and three boys. I’m the youngest. I am, as my dad liked to say, the caboose....
Life Perfected

Life Perfected

Life Perfected Fridays are my day off. I love Fridays. I get to lay in bed a little longer and think about things. Sometimes that’s good; sometimes that’s bad. Today I began thinking about something that I heard Beth Moore say a long time ago: “Are you really...
How I Fight My Battles

How I Fight My Battles

How I Fight My Battles Life is hard. You know the saying: No one makes it out alive. Technically, yes. But perhaps, at least for Believers, a more accurate statement would be: No one makes it out without some bumps, bruises, and broken bones. In fact, Jesus confirmed...