Sabbath Offerings ~ Open Wide

Sabbath Offerings ~ Open Wide

Spring is one of my favorite seasons. I love the warmer days and cool evenings. There is a moment when the temperature is just right. Then it’s time to fling open wide all the windows in the house. It’s a time for embracing not only the newness of the...
The Gift of Freedom

The Gift of Freedom

As citizens of the United States, we carry an incredible burden as well as a wonderful gift. FREEDOM We shout to all who will listen that we are the home of the free and the brave. Freedom reigns and beauty abounds. Come to America and all your dreams will come true....
Sabbath Offerings ~ Blessed Abundance

Sabbath Offerings ~ Blessed Abundance

One man’s junk is another man’s treasure! Fullness of gratitude creates blessed abundance. It is only with deep love that we live a life of abundance. Each phrase depicts abundant life. But which one describes you? Which one can you live out as you seek...
Taking One More Step

Taking One More Step

Persevering, when one more step seems impossible, allows you to overcome insecurity and rely on God’s stability. Boys will be boys. Running, jumping, playing hard and never giving up. Taking one more step is a huge part of their vocabulary because quitting is...
Sabbath Offerings ~ The Middle

Sabbath Offerings ~ The Middle

We find ourselves in the middle when nothing is as it seems but everything is how it should be. If life looks like a blank canvas and clarity is lost, we are in the middle. When we seek to know what’s next and the answers do not come, life is in the middle. We...
How Big is Your Comfort Zone?

How Big is Your Comfort Zone?

Stepping out of your comfort zone leads you straight into the arms of Jesus. One of my proud parenting moments began like this, “How big is ______ “? (fill in name of child)  Response: “So big”! says the child with arms outstretched wide. Over...
Sabbath Offerings ~ Garden

Sabbath Offerings ~ Garden

“Meet me in the garden”, said the Voice. Anticipation filled the air while lack of motivation seemed to overtake any forward progress. Time passed and little movement occurred toward getting ready. The Voice again whispered, “I am in the garden....
Sabbath Offerings ~ Future

Sabbath Offerings ~ Future

I fought God on this one. What do I know about the future? I sat quietly and wished for a different word to write about. Nothing but blank thoughts crossed my mind. Instead the word “future” looped on repeat. As I gather my thoughts to share, I know...
From Pain to Freedom ~ Perseverance Part 7

From Pain to Freedom ~ Perseverance Part 7

My friends and I are gathering together for Part 7 of our Perseverance series. We have walked through our stories of purpose, change, overcoming fear, rejection, persevering when prayers remain unanswered and more. Today Patricia Krank shares her journey of...

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