Monthly Archives: March 2014

His Faithful Promises

“He will cover you with his feathers.    He will shelter you with his wings.    His faithful promises are your armor and protection.” -Psalm 91:4 As I held my baby’s feverish body against my chest I recited Psalm 91 and prayed once again for God to protect my child; to cover her with His feathers and shelter her […]

3 Keys to Living Joyfully Above Circumstances

“Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy.” –James 1:2 As a mom and a teacher I have discovered that there is much to learn from watching the behaviors of children.  Our youngest daughter spent two weeks in the pediatric intensive care unit last spring.  I would […]

Dangers of Comparison: Day 4

Day 4: Comparison can lead to insecurity or pride. Today, we finish up our week on the dangers of comparison with two final dangers: insecurity and pride.  They are two extreme opposites, but both very real dangers that go against the type of attitude that God wants us to have.  God wants us to walk […]

The Dangers of Comparison: Day 3

Day 3: Comparison leads to ingratitude. Thanks for joining me for Day 3, friends.  Today we are going to look closely at the issue of ingratitude.  The Bible clearly tells us that God’s will for us is to be thankful in all circumstances (1 Thessalonians 5:18).  We should be constantly thanking God, no matter what. […]

The Dangers of Comparison: Day 2

“Do not turn to the right or the left; keep your foot from evil.” -Proverbs 4:27 Each day this week we are looking at the dangers of comparison.  Our key verse, Proverbs 4:27, tells us not to look to the right or the left and to keep our feet from evil.  If we stay focused […]

The Dangers of Comparison: Day 1 1

Hi Ladies! I am so excited to share something with you today.  I have heard the Lord speaking to me lately about comparison, so I set out to write a short blurb for my blog touching on comparison.  Once I got started, He just kept giving me more.  Well, my short little blurb turned into […]

Let There Be Light

“For God, who said, ‘Let there be light in the darkness,’ has made this light shine in our hearts so we could know the glory of God that is seen in the face of Jesus Christ.” -2 Corinthians 4:6 This morning my husband got up with our girls so that I could take a sunrise […]

I Have Not Arrived

“Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead.” -Philippians 3:13 In The Voice translation of this verse it is said like this, “I know I have not arrived.”  I wonder how many of […]