As I started the week of thinking of being intentionally mindful of Immanuel, God with us I realized if the point is a changed heart and life, not just having a nice word to sing, I need to understand what the word means. If God is with us, who is this God and how can knowing and […]
Category: Learning New Lessons
Update: This post was actually written several years ago. I don’t know why I never published, but just came across it again. Always so relevant. Still meaningful. To Him be the glory. I have realized something about myself. I guess it started when I was working on writing out my testimony which I shared at our […]
Who’s Telling The Story?
When “Pirates of the Caribbean” came out years ago we watched it with our kids. I wasn’t initially enamored with the character Johnny Depp played – the notorious “Captain Jack Sparrow” – but eventually could enjoy parts of the film. One scene in particular must have struck a chord for our kids. Two misfit pirates […]
We are created with a need to be accepted, to belong and be loved and valued. Every human wants the blessing — an affirmation of worth, approval, a future, potential, acceptance. John Trent and Gary Smalley define The Blessing as “A life-changing gift of unconditional love and acceptance passed down from one generation to the […]