Daily Bible Reading Can Be Awesome

I know the routine. The desire to read your Bible everyday is there, you set a goal, and then you feel guilty when you don’t follow through. Many people are in this frustrating loop and become overwhelmed and discouraged. I understand. For years I felt the same way,...

Hidden In My Heart

“Faith is the substance of things hoped for – the evidence of things unseen.” I was talking to a friend last week, and she was trying to explain this verse in relation to our topic of the moment. She couldn’t quite pull the words up from the back roads of her mind,...

Why Was He Born with Special Needs?

I get so much enjoyment out of helping children with special needs. I have been a paraprofessional at several different elementary schools for the past few years, and have bounced around in a couple of different rooms working with a variety of children with a range of...

Moving Forward or Going Back to Egypt

True story: The Book of Numbers is not usually on the top of my personal devotional Bible reading list. But one of my goals for 2018 is to read the entire Bible. I guess maybe it’s a Christian version of the New Year’s resolution. I’ve read the Bible...

5 Easy Steps to a Meaningful Quiet Time

Draw near to the Lord, and he will draw near to you. That’s the promise in James 4. But how do we do that? How do we quiet the world around us and sit at the feet of Jesus? Here are some simple ideas that work for me. Find a quiet place. Turn off the TV. Mute the...