I had only two errands to run yesterday when I got home from substitute teaching:
1. Pick up my Chinese order for dinner.
2. Run by Walgreens.
It was a long day and my husband was working a night shift (thus the take-away dinner). The pollen in South Carolina/Georgia is actually outrageous at the moment - I'm not sure I've ever seen anything quite like it, actually. The flowers are in full bloom all around us, thus I have had a pretty intense sinus migraine for days now. Not fun when you are teaching art to elementary students all day!
My plan for last night was full-proof: Pick up dinner, gra...
THERE IS POWER IN YOUR PRAISE. Sometimes, you just need to sing. Especially when there are roadblocks. Even if that roadblock is a cow.
Yes, this is a true story. And it does star a cow.
Imagine with me, if you will, being on an old, run-down bus in South America. You and a small group of missionaries are driving up a winding mountain trail through the Andes Mountains in Venezuela. On one side of the bus is a fairly shallow mountainside with wildflowers, tropical trees and some rocks. On the other side of the bus is a foot of road and the most steep, rocky, non-fenced drop that you have ever seen! We w...
This morning was rough. I needed perfect peace. I desperately needed something to invade my thoughts and put them on a good path again. They were all over the place!
The Bible talks about taking thoughts captive unto the obedience of Christ (2 Corinthians 10:5) which I have learned to do (finally). But what do you do once you've captured the lying thoughts and refused to engage them?
This verse is so key
Keep your thoughts fixed on HIM. He is, after all, the Prince of Peace.
On the way to our morning engagement, my husband and I only talked about what we've seen God do in our lives. We recalled His faithfulness in speci...