Matthew 6

rethinking my new year’s resolution…

It’s New Year’s Eve and that means it is resolution time. No matter how you feel about making them, ‘tis the season. Exercise more, rest more, eat better, read more… those are just some of the different resolutions that I have made over the years. Some I have kept, and some I have utterly failed…like…

the post about worry.

I’ve been guilty of doing something lately that the bible says not to do. There’s a lot going on in our family that I cannot talk about yet, but it’s difficult and painful stuff and I’ve been worrying about what’s going to happen with all of it. Worrying about what the future looks like. Worrying…

it’s my 40th birthday today…

It’s my 40th birthday today. That seems like a REALLY big number. But I’m ok with it: gray hair, wrinkles, and all. Actually, I’m more than ok. I’m excited about the coming decade. For no other reason than I am hopeful about what God has in store for me. I hope this decade in my…

extravagant love…

Extravagant love. Over-the-top, sold out, totally devoted love. Beautiful. Lavish. Gut-wrenching Love. I was struck by a display of this opulent kind of love this morning as I read John 12. Mary and Martha were hosting a dinner party in honor of Jesus; a thankful tribute to the miracle he had performed in their family…