Being Beautiful

fashioned to reign

Someone wants you & your family destroyed. He hates you because you are everything he is not: You are created in the image of God. You are a creative life-giver. You are beautiful. And because he knows his doom is sure. Before The Beginning, Lucifer was the most beautiful and powerful of all created beings. […]

Guard Your Heart

for everything you do flows from it

King Solomon’s Book of Wisdom instructs us to guard our hearts. So what does that look like from a Kingdom perspective? Here are a few items to remember as we consider the possibilities: First we must know who our enemy actually is. Then we must be aware of the ways he attacks our own hearts. […]

A Higher Calling

living the life God has planned for you

What if the answer to your current struggles is completely off your map? What if there is more to be gained from your circumstances than you can see? How would you live differently if you knew The Lord has greater plans for your life? Most of us experience depression and anxiety everyday. Perhaps not to […]

a Higher Calling

Inside, Outside, Upside Down

why self-effort makes having a happy marriage more difficult

Maybe you remember the Berenstain Bears’ Inside Outside Upside Down. I know it well because I read (past tense) it to my three sons. The title describes the way many of us have been misinformed about how to have a successful marriage. Looking over my journals for the last 20+ years, I can clearly see […]