Has rejection ever changed the course of your day, week, or maybe even year? Has rejection ever killed your dream? Rejection is universal. No one is immune to its harsh reality and the influence it can have in our lives. Even the most respected people in the Bible faced rejection. One in particular not only let it kill his dream, but he nearly allowed it to change Continue reading
Breaks in communication are very common. Even as a child growing up, I remember noticing this in the classroom. I remember a teacher’s answer to a question being wrong because they did not fully understand what the student was asking. The teacher heard one thing, but the student Continue reading
As I reflected on the accounts of Christ’s crucifixion this morning, my attention kept being drawn to the torn veil.
To make a long story short, because of sin, the veil was put in place to separate God’s presence from His people. The high priest would pass through this veil once a year to make atonement for said sin.
Fast forward to Continue reading
Our little family just celebrated one year in our first house! It feels like we moved in just yesterday. It was our very first house, and we were very excited. We were so ready to start this new journey that we went ahead and grabbed our mattress and our son’s Pack N’ Play the night we closed so we could sleep in our new home – even though Continue reading
Did you ever notice that the Prodigal Son’s brother was never invited to the party?!
Most of us know about the Prodigal Son’s journey. He asked for his inheritance early, squandered it, and then came back to the amazing father who threw him a party for coming home. It is a great story. It really is! But what about his brother? Continue reading
As a child, I loved daydreaming about adventurous treasure hunts. One of my favorite days in kindergarten involved a scavenger hunt that ended with a treasure chest of chocolate coins. At home, I remember getting out a piece of paper to make my own map where, of course, “X” marked the spot.
Oh, how I enjoyed getting to Continue reading