The Glimpse of the New Kingdom
My former pastor, Pete Briscoe, gives us a “little glimpse into what it might feel like when we get [to the new kingdom].” His description is so beautiful I must share it.
A Life With God
Since my word for 2023 is with, I enthusiastically dove into “With: Reimagining the way you relate to God” by Skye Jethani. The author’s thesis is, “Our true selves cannot be discovered by living under, over, from, or for God. It is something that will be revealed when we are fully with God.”
The Difference between Envy and Jealousy
Do you know the difference between envy and jealousy? I did not until I heard a message from Jamin Roller at Citizens Church, Plano, Texas. I owe these thoughts to him.
Read a Book from Your Childhood
Read a book from your childhood. This self-care suggestion caught my eye because I’ve never seen this idea on any list before. So during my recent convalescence from Covid (yes, that dreaded virus finally caught up with me after three years), I reached for the “Barney Mysteries”—five books all starting with the letter R—by Enid…
Wise Words From My Mom
My mom was a keeper (pun intended). She kept documents, notes, calendars, prayer letters, cards—anything she thought important. On this thirteen anniversary of her graduation to glory, I share some of my mother’s wise words.
Word of the Year 2023: With
For the past few years, I’ve chosen a word for the year. It’s not magical or profound. Rather, it’s a way for me to focus on something God is laying on my heart.
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