Tag: The Goodness of God

One Prayer at a Time

“Everyone has problems,” my husband said to his sister, who was on the other end of the phone line. My husband was sharing with her some of the things that we were walking through. And my sister-in-law also shared some of the things that… Continue Reading “One Prayer at a Time”

Conclusion of the Gratitude Challenge for 2022

If you have been reading my posts this fall, then you are likely aware of the gratitude challenge. It wasn’t the main focus of my posts, but I did mention it at the end of each post as a reminder. Since I was encouraging… Continue Reading “Conclusion of the Gratitude Challenge for 2022”

Happy Thanksgiving 2022

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Today is Thanksgiving Day in the US, so I want to take a moment to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! No… Continue Reading “Happy Thanksgiving 2022”

Security in the Presence of God

In my last post I talked about one of my recurring dreams. Today I wanted to mention another one. There are different variations of this dream. But it always has to do with water. I could be in an immense and deep indoor pool.… Continue Reading “Security in the Presence of God”

Keep Praising, Keep Praying, Keep Giving Thanks

At our church, we begin the service with worship before we move into the sermon. A few weeks ago during worship, the worship leader said that God was up to something good. Then we started singing a praise song with those words in the… Continue Reading “Keep Praising, Keep Praying, Keep Giving Thanks”

Seeking Jesus

In the book of Luke, there is a story about a man named Zacchaeus. It might be easy to quickly read this story and move on. But I think if we spend some time here, we might discover some key takeaways for our own… Continue Reading “Seeking Jesus”

God Loves You

Over the last few weeks I have been talking about showing others God’s love and kindness. But I think it can be a challenge for us to do that, if we don’t fully embrace God’s love in our own hearts. It’s ironic that many… Continue Reading “God Loves You”

Halfway Through the Gratitude Challenge

If you have been following along for the past few weeks and decided to join in on the Gratitude Challenge which started on September 21, then you might be happy to know if that we are halfway there! Today is day 50 of 100… Continue Reading “Halfway Through the Gratitude Challenge”

Grateful for the Goodness of God

Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in Him. – Psalm 34:8 When starting this 100 days of gratitude someone asked me about the items that I write down on my gratitude list. They can vary,… Continue Reading “Grateful for the Goodness of God”

Grateful for the Presence of God

Any time of day or nightWith the Lord we meetWe find ourselves eagerFor moments so sweet He is ready to receiveThe burdens we liftOur time with GodWhat a precious gift The Spirit greets usAnd we feel peaceWe never wantThe feeling to cease As we… Continue Reading “Grateful for the Presence of God”