THROWBACK THURSDAY: On the Other Side of Easter (Written 2020)

Growing up we had two paintings in my house I can distinctly remember always being there. One was a painting of The Last Supper with Jesus standing up at the table, arms stretched out as if welcoming each disciple, even his betrayer, into them. The other was of an old man, hands folded in prayer,Continue reading “THROWBACK THURSDAY: On the Other Side of Easter (Written 2020)”

Throwback Thursday: WEAKNESS (Lent 2016)

“Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”  Matthew 26:41 I love the above verse. I feel like it really encompasses the idea of Lent.  Lent gives us an opportunity to feel and understand just how weak we really are.  It doesn’t matterContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: WEAKNESS (Lent 2016)”

IN EVERYTHING: A Reminder that God Cares about the Little Things too

As I am reflecting on the last week of the awful weather here in Texas, I find myself crying tears of praise and thanksgiving. My family and I have so much to be thankful for. We only lost some branches off a few trees. We did lose power, but were able to find ways toContinue reading “IN EVERYTHING: A Reminder that God Cares about the Little Things too”

The Vinedresser

There is a lot involved in being a Vinedresser. It’s a year-round job that requires pruning skills, constant monitoring and evaluation plus the knowledge of all the pests which could possibly attack and ruin the fruit. John 15:1 starts by saying “I am the true vine and my father is the vinedresser.” It’s a veryContinue reading “The Vinedresser”

Throwback Thursday: PROVISION (2016)

Psalm 46:1; Acts 14:17; 1 Timothy 6:17 “I lift up my eyes to the mountains—    where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord,    the Maker of heaven and earth.”  Psalm 121:1-2 Recently I was dealing with something that I could not get through alone. I needed help. I had been praying every day, repeatedly saying, “Come,Continue reading “Throwback Thursday: PROVISION (2016)”