Abiding

10 Things you need to know to Understand Teachers.

So this week is Teacher Appreciation Week, which probably means it is Nurse Appreciation Week and maybe a few other thankless professions that somehow get lumped all in one week, because people know we will do our job no matter what.   So, sorry if I am coming off a little bitter here.  I don’t [...]

Good Habits: How to Create a Bible Study Habit

Good Habits: How to Create a Bible Study Habit

I can’t say this enough.  If you are not happy, content, satisfied in your Christian life… If you feel like you are missing something… If you feel unfulfilled…  I bet you are not reading the Bible as you should. I have been a Christian for 29 years, but it wasn’t until about 5 years ago [...]

#Momlife and 10 Things I am Going to Miss

#Momlife and 10 Things I am Going to Miss

Life is crazy and with kids, many times it is down right insane.  Today, I will leave my house at 6:20 in the morning and I probably won’t make it home until after nine, and we will still need showers and I will have to do a host of other things to prepare for tomorrow. [...]

Life after the Cross

Life after the Cross

Spring break is over.  Easter is just a recent memory.  Life is back to normal. The anticipation of Easter and relaxed family time has been replaced with busy baseball days, standardized testing stress, and a general lack of sleep.  All the other things spring really means. Even as I sit here, I feel a stress-induced [...]

Bring Focus to Your Day with Three Simple Questions

Bring Focus to Your Day with Three Simple Questions

Our mornings are important. Whether we want to admit it or not, the way we begin the day, sets the tone for the rest of the day.  I am sure you know exactly what I mean. Think of some of your worst days lately… Did they begin with lost shoes? Spilled coffee? Or a sick [...]

Evidence of the Vine – 3 Unusual Signs that I am Leaning to Abide

Evidence of the Vine – 3 Unusual Signs that I am Leaning to Abide

I really started this journey of Everyday Abiding about a year and a half ago, but several months before that I heard Charles Stanley’s message about Abiding and that seed was planted.  I knew that is what I was going for. I knew that is what the Christian life should look like. But, I seemed [...]

Fully-God, Fully Man: Finding Encouragement in the Humanity of Jesus

Fully-God, Fully Man: Finding Encouragement in the Humanity of Jesus

Easter season is upon us.  It should be a time of true reflection and gratitude, as we look back at all Christ did for us - and continues to do.  But if I am being honest, I have a hard time getting my heart in the right place to truly celebrate Easter. Not because I [...]