Growing Spiritually

When Life Takes More Than We’ve Got

When Life Takes More Than We’ve Got

I’m thinking about hard times today. A dear friend moved in with Jesus a few days ago. She courageously fought cancer. I hate to say she lost that battle. I mean, that’s the perplexing nature of our faith in Jesus, right? When we must leave this world (as we all must) did we lose or gain? Today she dances with Jesus – healed, whole, singing (she sang beautifully) and maybe even playing the piano (another…

When What We Really Need is a Strategy

When What We Really Need is a Strategy

If we were sitting together over coffee (it would need to be iced or iced tea because it’s hot in Louisiana) and we hadn’t spoken in a bit, I would ask, “What’s been happening in your life?” and you would ask me the same. So, what’s been going on? How’s your summer so far? How’s your momma? How’s the family? In my little corner of the world, I went through kinda sorta a funk. The…

Just a Little Light is Needed

Just a Little Light is Needed

Jesus said, ‘I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life.’ John 8:12, NLT When we forget to turn off the cable box, that little light bores into my closed eyes. It seems bright enough to land a plane in our bedroom. That little light overwhelms the darkness.  Jesus’ light is like that pinpoint light. He…