Month: November 2014

Perfection or Holiness


Driving home from dinner after a day of unpacking…

Marcia:Wouldn’t it be amazing if we got home and God had miraculously unpacked everything and put it away for us

Brian: He could if He wanted to, but even if He did, He wouldn’t put it in the right place. You’d still have to move it.

Marcia: silence. unpack more here

A Place Prepared For You

There are three empty houses in our life right now. Well, technically, none of them are empty. We left an empty house in Illinois, but it has since been filled up by its new owners.
There is an empty house in Texas that we will begin filling up tomorrow.
And there is a house in heaven that is in the process of read more here

When Is It Time To Let Go?

post100pixAt what point does the present become the past? At what point does something that means so much to you become a part of your history and no longer a part of your future? At what point do you stop holding on and begin letting go?

The Lord says that everything has a season…

“There is a time for everything, and a season continue here

Citizenship Counts


Brian and I finally arrived in Texas on Sunday. We aren’t citizens of Texas yet, but we’re also not citizens of Illinois. Since I don’t really belong to a state right now, I’ve been thinking about the many facets of citizenship.

We may be stateless today, but we do have citizenship; our citizenship is in heaven. Just as a person becomes a citizen of a state or nation by right of birth, Brian and I became citizens of heaven when we continue reading here

Walking With God

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWhat does it mean to walk with God? What does it look like? What does it feel like? How do you know if you’re walking with God? How do you know if you’re not? How does one find God’s stride? How difficult is it to keep up? What happens if you lag behind, or run ahead?

I think most Christians want to walk with God. We pray and ask God to guide us, to show us the way he’d have us go. We seek His direction before we read more here