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Me, JJ, & Jesus

    The best gift I ever received is JJ; my little four legged buddy. He was just a puppy, barely able to climb a curve, when he moved into our hearts. He is three years old now; I think that is 21 in dog years. I was never really a fan of small dogs; […]

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What Are You Searching For?

We look high and low for something to numb us or someone to fulfill us. Addictions come in many forms. Drugs, alcohol, relationships, impulse shopping, social media, etc… Because there is that something in each of us that is reserved for Him. He planted it in us. Because He desires an intimate relationship with each […]

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Presence of affliction does not mean the absence of favor

TD Jakes posed the question, can God trust you with the trouble? Mary, blessed and highly favored, pregnant out of wedlock, the wedding she envisioned… gone, rode on the back of a donkey (in labor), to give birth to a child in a barn, to flee with her husband because there were those who sought […]

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A Strong Foundation

I enjoy walking through neighborhoods with older houses. I appreciate the architecture. Some of them are beautiful. I was raised in a city with very tall buildings. To see the top you have to lean your head back and look up. To me, it is amazing how they were built so tall and detailed. It […]

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The Cost of Yes

There is a cost to yes. When we found love, we say we are blessed. When our wallets are padded, we say we are¬†blessed. When doors open, we say we are favored. ¬†When our friends are at peace with us and our enemies are silent, we say we have His peace. When we throw up […]

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Get Out of the Boat

It takes a leap of faith and courage to step outside of the comfort zone. Even if the comfort zone is uncomfortable, it is something that is familiar. There are times God calls us away from what we know. He says, “Come here, I have something better.” I think we want what He has for […]

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