Category Archives: BIBLE

“enCOURAGE one another daily”

I read a blog recently that stuck in my mind: “I like to think of EN-courage-ing as putting courage IN to someone. There’s so much we’re afraid of these days. We’re afraid of what people think of us, or whether we can … Continue reading

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Do Not Worry

In stark contrast to what we see across evening news channels, social media pages and newspaper headlines come these words of Jesus “…do not worry about your life…” (Matt 6:25) In light of the ever-widening fear and emotionally-charged hysteria surrounding … Continue reading

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The “Shoulds”

At first glance, the word “should” seems innocent enough.  But even its definition exposes its critical nature: “used to indicate obligation, duty, or correctness, typically when criticizing someone’s actions.”  Taking it a step further, let’s be real with each other for a … Continue reading

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Rain Puddles

Our morning began with some epic rain out here on Ramsay Hill.  The kind that means soft blanket…curled up on the couch…coffee mug in hand.  Or, if you have an almost-two-year old, the kind that means “let’s go play!”.  So after … Continue reading

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Applause

You know those moments when you are just hum-drumming along in your day and suddenly you are catapulted into a glimpse of the eternal?  Sometimes it’s one of those majestic Texas sunrises or sunsets that literally takes your breath away. … Continue reading

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Unexpected Joy

I named this blog Unexpected Joy because that has been a theme in my life over the last couple years & something I want more of in this season of being a stay at home mom.  Unexpected joy that comes from … Continue reading

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“What The World Needs Now…”

Sing with me: “…is love, sweet love. It’s the only thing that there’s just too little of.” Well, sorry Jackie DeShannon but I beg to differ…well sort of.  True that what we all need is love – to know we … Continue reading

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