I Divorce You!

Don’t own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire. ~Wendell Berry (“Prayers and Sayings of The Mad Farmer”) I’m laughing out loud at that statement.  Mainly because I have said something similar a few times.  Like when we moved to our house north of Knoxville.  We had two…

Hurry Up and Wait

I admit it.  I’m not a patient person.  This is something I’m working on constantly.  But, the hurry up and wait thing absolutely drives me crazy!  Much like a bit in a horse’s mouth, it gnaws at my soul.  Get it done, get it done.  Now… wait til its time to move forward.  Ahhh… The…

Reconciliation, Broken Hearts, Shattered Pasts

Update Sunday 3:19 AM:  I wrote the original below just yesterday.  Its funny how things can change so quickly.  My mom has decided to see my sister and me after having spoken a little on FaceTime.  So, I’m headed to see her this early morning and praying that I make it in time.  There’s part of…

Check Your Tongue At The Door…

 Gossip… talking behind someone’s back… lashon hara… flapping your gums… wagging your tongue… sharing in love… What do those statements all have in common? One thing. We are not displaying love. Lashon Hara is a “Hebrew term (Hebrew לשון הרע; “evil tongue”)” and means “derogatory speech about another person. Lashon hara differs from defamation in that its focus is on the use…

She’s Done It Again!

Okay… so I am one proud Mama!  I have one fantastic little artist.  I asked her to draw me a pic based on an image online and look at her accomplishment!  Her’s is the drawing you see above.  The original is here.

Endless Genealogies and Arguments

Why are we arguing over who God's chosen people are? There is way too much disagreement over God's own words. And why? Because there are too many jealous factions. Children fighting over which one is loved more by their father. The 'church' is the chosen of God. The 'Jews' are the chosen of God. Its…

Do I Love This Much?

I have been pondering love. The Bible says, in John 3:16, "For God so loved the world, that he hath given his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him, should not perish, but have everlasting life. " The depth of the love of Yah to watch His Son go through such horrible torture at…

Obedience vs. Legalism

Obedience The quality or condition of being obedient. The act or practice of obeying; dutiful or submissive compliance: Military service demands obedience from its members. The trait of being willing to obey  Conformity to a monastic rule or the authority of a religious superior, esp. on the part of one who has vowed such conformance. Behavior…

My Favorite Artist

My daughter (11) is an amazing artist.  She blows me away with her drawings.  She took one class from an artist and took what she learned from him and alot of art videos on YouTube and has been turning those instructions into great art since.  Her goal, she tells me is to become a famous artist…

31-Days of Prayer For Your Husband

What better thing can a wife do for her husband than to pray scripture for him each day of the month!  1st: That he might become a holy man, a man of prayer, mature in the Lord, growing in his knowledge of the Lord. I Thes 5:23, Col 4:12, Eph 1:18-19, 3:16-19, 6:18. 2nd: That he might…