"Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them." John 7:38

Posts tagged ‘abiding’

 Training Trumps Teaching

In every interaction, in every conversation, in every social media post or like, someone is training someone.

Who is training you? What are they training you to do or think? How are they training you to behave? And in what ways are you training other people?

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To Share or Not Share

post249pic1Sharing – we all know what it means – giving a bit of what we have to others so that we all have the same thing in common. I think most of us would agree that sharing, for the most part, is a good thing.

Well, it is a good thing when what we are sharing is stuff – you know, cookies, toys, food, clothes, maybe homes, and cars. But what about sharing ideas or opinions. Sometimes that can be keep reading here

Happy Valentine’s Day?

blog248pic1I just had lunch with a sweet friend who is recently divorced after seven years of marriage. She tried everything she could to stay married; but when the person you are married to no longer wants to be married it is a hard battle to continue here

Giving Thanks In The Hard Things

post236pic1It is Thanksgiving week , and all of us have many good things to be thankful for, however, what about all the bad/hard/difficult/not fun things? Are we thankful for those?

The Apostle Paul commands us, “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 NIV)

But how do we do that? How can we continue reading here

Lights On for The Crucible

blog229pic2_edited-1Listen up, Christians, there are some things we need to learn about preparing our children, our leaders, and ourselves for the spiritual battles we will inevitably face and the United States Marine Corps is a really good teacher!

You may recall that I wrote about my sister’s son, Zach, leaving for boot camp last summer. Well, the next big event on his agenda is The Crucible. After watching a WGN video depicting the final events of The Crucible (watch it here) I have to say, I am praying for my nephew like never before!

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Considering Coloring

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These are my coloring books and crayons. I fear the adult coloring trend is passing me by at a spectacular rate! Or is there still time to jump on board that train? I was at the bookstore on Saturday and was amazed at this display…

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The Moat

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There’s a sweet little stream that meanders through our son’s back yard in England. However, with two little boys living there, we call it “The Moat”. Every five-year-old warrior needs a moat to play in, especially if he doesn’t have a real dragon. Surely there are no bad guys able to breach this natural barrier!

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As I visited in the UK, I continue here

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