Healing

One Brave Woman and Her Healing

One Brave Woman and Her Healing

When Simon sat down for dinner, he must have been thrilled — proud — that Jesus was his star guest. What Simon learned in real-life experience that day is — when Jesus comes to dinner, the unexpected always happens. One brave woman knew her attendance would be scandalous. She ignored the stares and murmurs. Her heart was fixed on meeting the Restorer of her brokenness.  I would love for you to visit me over at…

Because Grief Is Harder Than We Think

Because Grief Is Harder Than We Think

Discombobulation. The person who began using that word years ago must have been in the middle of a home remodel.  Her shampoo must have been in her bedroom and the cotton rounds to remove her eye makeup were surely in her breakfast room. She looked in her living room for that bag of clean towels and she thought, “That’s it. I’m discombobulated.” God is a God of order. How I feel when things and situations…

When Your Mountain Seems Too High

When Your Mountain Seems Too High

I was listening to a little Elvis Radio yesterday. Not very spiritual, I know. Although, he can belt out How Great Thou Art. He was singing the old Marty Robbins’ song, You Gave Me a Mountain,  But this time {Lord} you gave me a mountain A mountain I may never climb It isn’t a hill any longer You gave me a mountain this time As I listened, I thought about some mountains that I have had…

Honoring a Parent that’s Not Always Honorable

Honoring a Parent that’s Not Always Honorable

So, you know how you are going about life and Holy Spirit sends a word (one you are not expecting) and your heart feels that tug of conviction? Pastor Robert Morris was teaching on the Ten Commandments and he landed on number five, “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.” He didn’t get very far into his message when I…