365 Simple #19 – Simple Sabbath

I think you’re beginning to get the idea that it is important to recognize the Sabbath in our weekly schedules.  The disciple of acknowledging a day of rest from our frenzied daily activities takes some time, but as you purposefully plan a Sabbath into your life you will notice the benefits.  You will feel more

365 Simple #5 – Simple Sabbath

The concept of Sabbath is simple.  A day of rest.  Rest from the every day hurry and scurry.  Rest from work and stress.  Rest from filling every moment with activity.  Rest. My prayer is that today, you will take a day of Sabbath.  Rest.  Reflect on God, His goodness, His provision,  and His love and then just

Life Lessons From The DMV

The time I’d dreaded for so long had finally come.  I was up against a deadline that I couldn’t escape.  Yes, dear friends, it was time to renew my driver’s license at the DMV.  The “I’d rather have a root canal than stand in that line” Department of Motor Vehicles.  Yeah, you know what I’m

I Asked for a Humble Spirit, but…….Seriously?

Prayer is a funny thing.  We pray, expectantly, but when those prayers are answered we are often surprised.  Why is that?  Perhaps we are surprised and overwhelmed by God’s goodness toward us.   I certainly have felt undeserving of many of God’s blessings in my life.  Sometimes though, the answers we get aren’t what we expected.