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What Was I Thinking?

With a simple search at, I found this: Psalm 94:11 The LORD knows the thoughts of man; he knows that they are futile. Psalm 139:2 You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. Psalm 139:23 Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know […]

Nothing! Really?

12 Late in the afternoon the twelve disciples came to him and said, “Send the crowds away to the nearby villages and farms, so they can find food and lodging for the night. There is nothing to eat here in this remote place.” 13 But Jesus said, “You feed them.”  Luke 9:12-13 The disciples saw […]

Repeat after me: “I Will NOT Worry”

Matthew 6 is fast becoming my favorite chapter of the Bible. Tonight I have been working on an assignment to memorize Matt 6:31-34. Here’s the flash card version: I don’t worry about stuff Unbelievers do God knows what I need I ask Him for answers and help I live His way He gives to me….my […]

Family + Vacation = Inspiration

feeling secure in his daddy’s arms We just returned from our first vacation in several years.  It was wonderful! A – all Southern states, food and dialect B – good visits with family and friends! C – long naps almost every day D – my husband is incredibly generous with his patience, his resources and […]

Declaration of Dependence

Dependent on God. In the picture above, Dr. Gary Smalley is teaching the principle of dependence on God.  Each morning before he gets out of bed, he submits to God by mentally holding this sign out to Him. Kay Arthur teaches (in Lord, Teach Me To Pray) that independence is the root of all sin.  […]


I am enjoying a new Bible Study by Kay Arthur, Lord Teach Me to Pray. This week has been refreshing discovery on the character of God. Kay teaches us to rehearse the character of God in worship. In these three prayers (1 Samuel 2:1-10, Jeremiah 32:16-25, and Daniel 2:19-23) I found God to be: the […]

Broken Down and Put Together

I found a great prayer reading the Bible today. My mind has been in high gear for quite a while now and I needed to break down what I was reading so that I could put it together in my mind. I am so thankful that the information below is true for me….and for you. […]

Lucy Inspires Me

shaving cream and cereal face, originally uploaded by Woodland Hills Family Church. This sweet girl inspired me today. Look at her. She was so proud to show me her face that was covered with shaving cream and dotted with cereal. (a part of the games enjoyed by kids at Woodland Hills Family Church’s Summer Hoopla […]

Safe to Say?

If you knew that anything you said or thought was “safe,” what would you say to God? I am beginning to realize that I don’t always feel safe with God. Seems that when I feel frustrated and bogged down in my relationship with God – it’s because I don’t feel like I am measuring up. […]

Doing Nothing

In my last post I promised a follow-up blog on my life as an oak tree. I’m still thinking about this and apologize for my delay. But here’s the problem: I do too much! And so, I have neglected the “planted by streams of living water” portion of being an oak tree. I feel tired. […]