Not An Afterthought

I remember playing games as a kid in gym or on the playground and wishing they would call my name. Please let them say my name... don't let me be last, I don't want to be on THAT team! We all had those moments and they were awful. We don't want to last, we want… Continue reading Not An Afterthought


Seventy times Seven

I think that we as a society struggle with the idea of forgiveness. We tend to hold a grudge towards others, especially when we fill we have been wronged and should have restitution. I find it's easier to forgive a spouse, children, family member, and close friends versus people I barely know or strangers. What… Continue reading Seventy times Seven


The Names of God

I was reading an article the other day and it started talking about the names of God. We hear and know some of them but do you know what they mean? I didn't and wanted to know more. The old testament is filled with so many names for God and they all have meaning. Some… Continue reading The Names of God

Bible Journaling

Beautiful Word Teen Bible review

We bought my daughter, who is ten years old, a Beautiful Word Teen Bible for Christmas this year. She has been asking for a journaling bible for about a year, but I could not find one that was appropriate for her age. They published this bible in October of this year and I was excited!… Continue reading Beautiful Word Teen Bible review


Paul’s New Year’s Advise

What are your New Year's resolutions this year? Do you make resolutions only to not keep them within a day or two of making them? I would encourage you to make attainable goals and start small. Sometimes I think we start way too big and get discouraged when we fail and if we start small… Continue reading Paul’s New Year’s Advise


Change, Does it have to be a bad thing?

With the new year approaching we start thinking about what we would like to see happen or do differently this time around. We think about what all that has taken place over the course of this last year and some may think I wish I had said or done things differently, while others are ecstatic… Continue reading Change, Does it have to be a bad thing?