Investing our Time

“‘Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal; but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.’”-…

Welcome to Isaiah’s Legacy Blog Hop – Stop #2

1 Week ~ 24 Blogs ~ 3 Incredible Prizes! Learn a little about Isaiah’s Legacy and enter multiple giveaways while picking up CLUES at each stop. Compile all the clues, submit the final PHRASE at the last stop, and you’ll be entered to win one of 3 Grand Prizes!  What are the prizes? They’re completely…

Spending My Time Well: How to set priorities

Spending My Time Well: How to set priorities

“’I have the right to do anything,’” you say—but not everything is beneficial. ‘I have the right to do anything’—but I will not be mastered by anything.” – 1 Corinthians 6:12 NIV I am a champion time waster. I dawdle over social media. I perform low priority tasks to procrastinate over completing more important matters,…

Don’t Focus On the Overwhelm

Don’t Focus On the Overwhelm

Life has been a bit overwhelming for me these last few weeks. It seems that in every area of my life, pressure is building. I feel like the State of California waiting for the big one. Eventually, it’s all going to fall apart. But as I sat in silence this morning, thinking about the recent…

What If You Don’t Have to Try Harder?

What If You Don’t Have to Try Harder?

Are you a doer, a striver, or maybe a perfectionist? Always trying harder to do good things in the hope that you will be found loveable or worthy or any other tag you are trying to attach to your reputation? If you are, I have some great news! I’m learning so many things from the…

Are You Tired? Ready To Lighten The Load?
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Are You Tired? Ready To Lighten The Load?

Discipline, it’s not one of those magnetic words that the minute we hear it sticks, and we are determined to have it.  Yet, I believe this is the word that God has asked me to focus on in 2019. Unlike the first thoughts I had, I’ve come to understand it’s not a word that has…

Facing The Future With An Assignment

Facing The Future With An Assignment

So they worshiped him and then returned to Jerusalem filled with great joy. Luke 24:53 (NLT) He’s been here, on the earth and is gone for now, from sight anyway. So here we are just about to step into a new year in the same place as the disciples who stood on that mountain. We…

When Your Life Makes No Sense

When Your Life Makes No Sense

In the same way, there is more joy in heaven over one lost sinner who repents and returns to God than over ninety-nine others who are righteous and haven’t strayed away! Luke 15:7 (NLT) What were you thinking? It’s a question my mother liked to ask when in her eyes I’d done something that made…

How Do I Recognize God’s Voice?

How Do I Recognize God’s Voice?

As he was praying, the heavens opened, and the Holy Spirit, in bodily form, descended on him like a dove. And a voice from heaven said, “You are my dearly loved Son, and you bring me great joy.” Luke 3:22 My husband has a tradition. When one of his daughters or his grandchildren celebrate a…

Memories That Deliver Life-Changing Joy

Memories That Deliver Life-Changing Joy

It’s an old memory and a reminder of how things have changed. But it also reminds me that the unexpected can be life-changing. Almost from the first day of the first grade, my public school teacher began to work with us as we memorized the Christmas story from the book of Luke, King James Version….