What Can You Know?

Last month my husband and I spent a week in Chattanooga studying 1 John, 2 John, and 3 John at a Precept Ministries International Spring Study Program.  I love these intensive study programs!  As part of the study, we made list of what we can know according to 1 John. The author states clearly that…

Romans 8

On Sunday evenings we are going through a Bible study with a group of folks who’ve all lost loved ones. Throughout this study we look at various passages and discuss how they apply in our grief journey.  Here are a few insights these folks have discussed as we looked at Romans 8.  12 So then,…

In Christ, a 31 Day Challenge 

Knowing who God is, what He has done for me, and what He promises to do helps me walk through the trials of this life.  Starting today, I am reading through The Loved Bible Project’s “May 31 Day Challenge.”  This is a FREE daily devotional on who we are in Christ.  You can read each…

Broken 

I love being misunderstood, judged, and accused…said no one ever.  Note to my friends: I did mess up. I was wrong. Some things were just poor judgement and others flat out sin! (See my recent blog post Foot In Mouth.)  When this happens, when I mess up or sin, I feel worthless.  But I am…

Foot In Mouth

Also known as sin.  Recently in a lady’s Bible study, I tried to comment on a particular topic. What I tried to say was relevant to the topic being discussed, but what I said came out all wrong.  I did not carefully consider my words. I did not plan what I was going to say.…

What I Learned About God

We are leading another group of folks through “God’s Healing in Grief.” This is a ten-week online study. Everyone in the class has lost loved ones and are hurting. Some are moving into a place of helping others who are hurting. Lesson One is all about God’s comfort and His nature. Part of the study…

Today (with scriptures)

Two years ago I wrote the poem “Today” which is included in “My Journey through Grief into Grace.” The poem was recently quoted on While We’re Waiting’s Facebook page.  Here is the poem with scripture references in parentheses. TODAY Today I choose to trust You. (Psalm 25:2) Today I choose to not be anxious about…