Peace Keepers!

“Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification,” Romans 14:19 NIV.   Paul was addressing Christians who were debating dietary restrictions. Paul saw their argument as insignificant, teaching them instead that God’s kingdom is more than food or drink and is of righteousness, peace and joy in theContinue reading “Peace Keepers!”


“Today, if you will hear His voice, Do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion…” Hebrews 3:8 NKJV Today my oldest son stated that I’m “less judgmental than I was five to seven years ago.” Surely, I hadn’t heard him correctly. “Excuse me?!” Was I a terror those years ago? Maybe. My mini-me calls itContinue reading “HEAR! HEAR!!”


As I read this morning the word hope jumped out at me. It has haunted me lately in the words I hear and things I read. I consider myself a rather positive person, trying to see the best in people and situations. I’ve learned to trust and realize that God often uses the worst situations to bring outContinue reading “Hopeful?”

He Lives!

Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began to dawn, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb.  And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door,[ and sat on it.  HisContinue reading “He Lives!”

Good Fruit!

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.  Galatians 5:22-23 NKJV I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing. Abide in Me, and I inContinue reading “Good Fruit!”