faith · life

walkin’ the walk: my grace is sufficient for you

If you’ve visited with me here before, you’ll know that I confess to needing a knock upside the head sometimes to get one concept or another to stick. (see here, here, and here.  I’m sure there are others, as I am a very slow learner!) Most recently, it’s been the truth illustrated in 2 Corinthians…… Continue reading walkin’ the walk: my grace is sufficient for you

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bible study ~ growing through prayer

Our ladies’ Bible study group consists of a wonderful group of women who desire to know more of God, and to build deeper relationships with one another.  We enjoy growing together in our walk with the Lord as we study His word throughout the week and discuss the ways He’s touched us when we meet…… Continue reading bible study ~ growing through prayer

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come away ~ part three

In come away ~ part two, I identified things in my life that create roadblocks for me in walking intimately with God.  Now I’ll look at some of the ways that I can ‘come away’ from the things that battle for my time both practically and spiritually. The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms says this:…… Continue reading come away ~ part three

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come away ~ part one

Recently, I was asked to speak to the wives during a breakout session at a pastor’s retreat.  The theme of the weekend was ‘Come Away.’  The idea being that we need to come away from the demands of life and ministry to grow in intimacy with God. As always, as I speak to a group,…… Continue reading come away ~ part one

art · faith · joy in the everyday

joy in the everyday ~ psalm 30:5

Sing praise to the LORD, you saints of His, And give thanks at the remembrance of His holy name. For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for life; Weeping may endure for a night, But joy comes in the morning. As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, we are using Rachel…… Continue reading joy in the everyday ~ psalm 30:5

art · crochet · family · knitting · life · pinteresting · projects

busy hands for little ones

I have been madly trying to work on some projects for my new grandlittles.  They’ve actually been in the works for some time, but I’ve stalled here and there. A friend mentioned once that she prays for the recipient of the things she makes.  I thought that was an awesome idea, and began doing this myself.  I…… Continue reading busy hands for little ones

faith · family · life

new grandlittles & joy tests

We finished up our Bible Study 101/Psalm 119 study and started a new topic in our Ladies’ Bible Study.  We decided to use the Pure Joy Bible Reading Challenge from rachelwojo.com as our springboard. We’ve only done two weeks and my joy has already been put to the test.  My Northern boy and his lovely wife just had…… Continue reading new grandlittles & joy tests