When we believe in people for who they presently are, and invest in people in who they can potentially be --- we make imprints, change lives, carve history, and sustain a ministry that outlasts natural lives.
...what really, are we binging on? could it be that we're working hard and earning shallow, sowing hard but reaping little? ...
Who'd have time to make life the way it's meant to be, when we're trained to spend every spare time and energy running life the way it needs to be? But there's a way to make crazy days a calm, and monotonous moments our kairos.
In hearing God's voice for our own lives, we may be tempted to question if something is within God's will or not by how smooth-sailing and problem-free the journey is, which is not what the Bible teaches the Christian life to be.
Every call in life; whether in the creche, or in the classroom or in the courtroom is always a call to plumb the depth of the Father's love for us.
...So the time comes when good hearty ol' laughs are needed, and you & I can both chill and chuckle over the silliness of this book. We can all think up and brim over with a 1000 *better* ways to outsmart this author & spice up family life and inject joy over our gloriously messy days... Friends, you've gotta… Continue reading Check out our “Diary of a Humble Dad” e-book; one silly & hilarious read that will keep every kid & their parent seriously roarin’!
And this is true about broken hearts: it's not what happens to you that shatters you the most as it is what you perceive has happened to you that will shape you the most.
El Shaddai - "the Lord mighty to pour forth sustenance and blessing" (Genesis 17:1-2). He is God all-powerful and all-sufficient, the name I want to live burning on the rest of this brand new year. Standing at the dawn of a brand new year, you may be filled with many new goals. New dreams, new… Continue reading What to tell ourselves on how to be productive this year
It is always possible to find the will of God. And in that place, find your peace and call in life.
I tell them - Christmas isn't all about the gifts... I know, how they glitter....how they catch the eye. It comes the same every year. Christmas --- and the anticipation of gifts: the giving, and the getting. Us all - young and old...all desiring for what glamorous Christmas promises. But apparently when the Saviour was born, there were… Continue reading how to teach kids the real meaning of Christmas
how we've been thrilled...thrilled to learn the meaning of giving out of the little that we have
...seriously, you're simply loved just the way you are -- & there's no need to prove your worth, & you can simply be your very best and shine in your own wonderful way
Perhaps it's true that the best things in life come in small doses of love. And that every mama needs a girlfriend (or two), no matter the age - and this is true. It's the sprinkles of friendships that make life wonderfully rich, and living life full of hopeful blossoms. Yeah, there's no illusion in this:… Continue reading Why we’re better & stronger together & how no woman’s an island of her own
So these past five days have been a bit of a joy ride. But how does one capture the emotion of a lifetime? And how could words alone, describe what's larger than life? I fluffed the pillows, I cleaned the room. It had been 3 cycles. 3 cycles of the age I had started with when I first walked into their home,… Continue reading the surest way to make your mark in life
..when the heat's up and the debate goes on, & Trump argues with Clinton over who can build a stronger America -- I sneaked behind the door and pulled out an old post about a man who shared with me the truth on building a kingdom that will never end... Remembering our conversation that day - and recording it quickly on our phone - and you know, it's a little embarrassing....It's nothing slick, just something off the fly - completely unabridged and unedited. But we pray that in the simplicity of it all - this truth about success would bless your heart, and you'd find yourself standing on firmer ground ...excited about having a couple who shaped my faith and impacted my life, come to share life with us for a couple few days