"Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O Lord: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me” - Psalm 40:11 Last year as I was at home for the Christmas holidays, my little brother (age 10) asked me about taxes……. Taxes! Imagine my perplexed face. I don’t know what possessed my brother… Continue reading Are We ‘Withholding Nothing’ From God?
I've always had a love/hate relationship with furniture and décor shopping. I like making my living space comfy and more functional but boooooy do I dislike “assembling” things. For example, the writing desk I ordered almost two months prior had been sitting next to my front door in a box staring at me for nearly… Continue reading Assembly Required: What God’s Plan Requires of Us
"Happy Fall, ya''ll!" That is all I've been hearing lately. Yes, Fall is definitely upon us but I can't decide what I love most about this season---- football, the weather, or corn mazes. There’s this corn maze in Watksinsville, GA that I like to go to sometimes. It’s wonderful and I’m convinced each time I… Continue reading No Way Out: Trusting God to be a Waymaker
Yes. No. Two simple words. Very distinct. Relatively easy to understand. From a very early age, we learn what these two words mean. “Yes” gives us permission. Yes, you can eat that cookie. Yes, you can go outside and play. Yes, you can stay up past bedtime. Opposite of “yes” is that dreaded… Continue reading What To Do When God Says “Not Yet”
Hello. I’m a millennial and I like video games……But not those new school video games, more like the video games of my childhood. Wheels falling off and oxen running away while playing Oregon Trail Catching those little rings on Sonic & Hedgehog while playing Sega Genesis Trying to always make it to the NEXT LEVEL… Continue reading Leveling Up When God Says So
In 2004, a popular bestseller book entitled He’s Just Not That into You: The No Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys was released. The book’s main idea was basically this: If a man is actually interested in you (THAT into you), his actions will reflect that. If he doesn’t, guess what?........ He’s just not that into you.… Continue reading 12 Things God Does That Show “He’s Just That Into You”
If I had a dollar for every time someone “said” they were coming to visit me, I would be rich. Filthy rich! So many times, I’ve had friends say they were waiting on an “invitation” to visit me. Whether I have been in Tennessee, Alabama, or Georgia, here has always been my reply “You have… Continue reading Open Invitation: What It Means to Welcome the Lord
When I graduated with my master’s degree from University of Georgia (Go Dawgs! Lol), a former classmate sent me a beautiful Class of 2013 glass frame. It was gorgeous! It even had a spot within the frame to embed and preserve your graduation tassel. I loved it. The only thing that was wrong with it… Continue reading Handle With Care: Practicing Gentleness as Christians