Zebras, Zeal, Zest, Zoos, and Zacchaeus Clean and pure is what Zacchaeus' mom named him. Sure all babies seem that way when they are born. Something happened to him as he was growing up because when we meet him, Zacchaeus was a despised and ruthless tax collector. He cheated many out of their money. Maybe … Continue reading Z
Yams, Youth, Yogurt, Yoke, and Years As the year is quickly coming to the end, we find ourselves looking back over it. Hopefully, we have grown in wisdom. As we look forward to the coming year may we not fill our calendar so full that we don't have time for God, family, friends, and ourselves. … Continue reading Y
Umbrellas, Ukelele, Unafraid, Understanding, and Unity Unity is something that seems very elusive these days. If we the body of Christ can't be united, how can we be a light to the world? We can agree on certain things that are the foundation of the gospel for that is closed-handed. To let things that are open-handed … Continue reading U
Bearded Dragon, Beets, Baby, Brother, and Boils OK, I know boils may sound like a strange thing to be thankful for. After suffering from MRSA Staph since I was nine years old. It wasn't until I was 27 that I was diagnosed with MRSA Staph. I had been seen by several different specialists over the … Continue reading B
Have you ever cried out to God, wondering if He sees what all is going on with you? There are times that we feel in over our heads with what is going on whether it is personal trials or what is happening in the world around us. Sometimes it seems like evil always wins and God … Continue reading Hey God, Do You See Me?
(Picture by Neven Krcmarek - Unsplash.com) Have you ever been caught in the trap of perfection? Maybe you got caught up trying to live up to what you thought someone wanted you to be? No matter how hard you tried to measure up to that you always seem to come up short. With God, we can … Continue reading Aim For The Moon…
God desires to dwell with us. He had created man the perfect environment to live in and spend daily fellowship with Him. Man, however, chose to break the conditions of living in the garden and chose to live in a not perfect living area. Man lost dwelling in daily contact with God when he chose … Continue reading What’s In Your Heart?
I have always liked writing. Even in school I enjoyed creative writing. Due to some negative push back on my writing I just stopped. There were some girls in school that made fun of me because I always got good grades for what I wrote. Teacher's pet is what they would say when they saw … Continue reading Who Me?
In a world where no matter what you say someone will take offense to it, where free speech is only if those who hate free speech agrees with what you say, there is one example we need to follow. Jesus knew when to speak and when to be silent. He was and is the most controversial person … Continue reading Five Minute Friday #Speak
This week we wrap up Streams of Refreshment. Throughout August, I will be reposting some post from the past. (Photo by Jamie MacPherson - Unsplash)