The Last Penny.

“I tell you the truth, you will not get out until you have paid the last penny.”  Matthew 5:26 In Matthew’s gospel story, a man was being taken to court by his adversary (def:  “One’s opponent in a contest, conflict or dispute”). The guy was at risk for being tossed into prison unless he settled […]

Barely Blue.

I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God made it grow. I Corinth 3:6   I had a vegetable garden for a season. While it was a joy to snip herbs and pluck tomatoes from my own backyard, I simply don’t have that desire to do all-things-garden.  And that’s okay. The kind of plants […]

Delight Yourself.

Super excited to share a post written by my saucy and sweet Guatemalan amiga, Tirsa Mazariegos. On her blog, A Moment With God Alone, she tackles the fourth verse of the thirty-seventh Psalm with grace and truth. Delight yourself in the Lord and He shall grant you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4 Enjoy! […]

The Lone Smartie.

Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world,  but be transformed (changed from the inside out) by the renewing of your mind. Romans 12:2 Years ago one of my children discovered something crazy unique within a package of Smarties. “Hey, Mom. Look at this.” I held it, squinting. Sure enough, one of […]

(Only) Room For Two.

But when you pray, go into your room, close the door  and pray to your Father, who is unseen…” Matthew 6:6. “Want me to book you a studio suite?” “Sounds perfect.” My husband tapped the keyboard. “One week or two?” Like a kid with a bowl of M&M’s I didn’t hesitate to grab more. “Two.” […]