Gut Check: Am I Sinning?

I admit, I'm a little scattered today.  Struggling with whether something is a sin or not (it is not obviously a sin, but that does not mean I am not sinning.  Intent is bigger than action), checking my spiritual temperature.  Waiting on the labs. I don't know if this is something I'm not acknowledging is…

I Want My Own Farm

  The Lord has cattle on a thousand hills. (Psalm 50:10).  Every good and perfect gift comes from the Lord (James 1:17).  We must not be anxious for food or clothing (Matthew 6:31-32).  If we seek Him above all else, He will provide everything we need (Luke 12:31).  He will give me everything I need…

How Much God In Our Days?

16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you."  1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV How much do you bring Him into your day? How often do you pray, contemplate, sing to, worship, write or paint to, dedicate your daily tasks to, read the…

A Day Of Rest

Today is my day of rest.  I stay comfortable and still, as my mind and body heal from the little abrasions of the week.  I generally watch something with my almost grown kids, love on my sweetie, eat well and nourishing foods.  I dismiss the work that waits for me--it can wait one more day. …

Principles

Just as Descartes set for himself some maxims and principles for his intellectual Christian journey, so should we. May I suggest: I am a Christian, first and foremost.  My relationship with God through Jesus overrides all else. My mind is a powerful tool, but not a master of all.  If my thoughts or beliefs are…