Tag: God’s love

No room for failure

Each morning, I spend time reading, praying, and meditating. This morning I started reading the book of Joshua in the Bible. I came across a line in verse five that resonated with me. “I will not fail you or forsake you.” I underlined that…

Simple as that

Yesterday my little sister piled up turkey, dressing, casseroles, bread, pie, and salad for a neighbor and walked across the street. We drank coffee while she spent an hour chatting with him; he’s not really into big family gatherings, but he probably appreciated the…

Love…

Today’s post is by my friend and regular contributor Debra Dickey.  Love.   An oddly challenging concept for me to write about — definitions and dimensions; cursive and variegated; richly prismatic, yet often elusive.  I understand love, I know what love is all about, and…

The greatest love

Today’s post is written by my friend Betty Gail Jones. Thank you, Betty Gail, for the beautiful reminder of the greatest love of all. There once was a man who lived in perfect paradise where he was surrounded by riches and beauty.  Every hour…

Untied shoelaces and lost gloves

Today’s post is written by my great friend, Debra Dickey. Thanks for the great reminder, Debra, that God is always faithful to me in the small things, too. I have had the honor of an unconventional amount of both during this past year.  At…

Day 19: Dear future Christie

*Day 19 of the Dear Gratitude project features a post written by my friend Christie Chism to her future self. What would you write to YOUR future self?*

It’s all God

*Special thanks to my friend Debra Dickey for serving as today’s guest contributor!* Every image, every application, every petition that is granted, every prayer that is answered, it’s all God.  Every beautiful flower, every new kitten, every cake that rises, it’s all God.  Every…

The rainbow jar

*Thanks to our anonymous contributor for sharing this great idea on how to improve our attitudes with more gratitude.* Take a clear jar or plastic container, and every time you see evidence of God working in your life (which He promises to do for…

Day 21–Count it all joy

*Thank you, Alison Valderrama, for writing such an inspiring piece about an amazing woman. And for being a constant source of encouragement for me as well!* Sometimes we get a wake up call in life that shocks us to the core and leaves us…

Day 19–Love is a drug

*A big thank you to Henry Petty for stepping in today as the guest writer for the “28 days of love” project. Henry is one of the most loving people I know; so grateful to call him a friend! Check out his blog.* Love…

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