Through this challenge, I have really been convicted about the time that I spend doing unnecessary things when I could be doing things that matter, as well as about how distracted I am by things that have no value. Thinking of these things really led me to cry out to the Father to help me … Continue reading The Mary Challenge Daily #5: Journal Observations
My house is always full of funny dialogue and unexpected quips. One particular afternoon at lunchtime I heard my 4 year old ask for a fork to eat her soup with. I giggled a little as I let her know that it would be less than efficient to use a fork to eat her soup. … Continue reading Can’t Eat Soup With A Fork
Sometimes my husband and I just stand on the balcony and watch thunderstorms. We stand there and think, "Wow, we serve a powerful God." The lightening like fire from the clouds, the wind blowing at speeds higher that the limits on the highways, and rain drops the size of golf balls. It's all so mesmerizing … Continue reading Can you really see Him?
One of the world's most awkward scenarios, is the dreaded car shopping scene. You put your sunglasses and game face on while you prepare yourself to be bombarded and interviewed by the ambitious sales team. Your whole demeanor changes as soon as you get out of the car and walk on the lot. In your … Continue reading Fishermen Not Used Car Salesmen
Hopefully you were able to take some the choices we made together this past week and put them into practice over the weekend. I must say that these challenges have been easier to write than to execute on a consistent basis. So, if you feel like you are the only one having to remind yourself … Continue reading Choices Challenge #6: Making the Choice to LOOK
Forgetful, selective memory or absent minded, whatever we want to label it. It seems to show up when we need to extend grace or mercy to someone. I'm not sure if we get amnesia or blank out for a bit, but for some reason, we forget how much grace we've been shown and how much … Continue reading Choices Challenge #5: Making the Choice to Give MORE GRACE