As some of you know, we've been battling cancer in our house. Entrepreneur was diagnosed with renal cell cancer (kidney cancer) in November 2014. Surgery removed the diseased kidney and scans of his lungs and thyroid were inconclusive for any metastasized cell growth. However....they were not scanning his brain. In February of 2016, a mass … Continue reading Thankful Thursday: Gratitude, Peace and Vision
Redemption and those dark places in your soul
Texture by Kim Klassen; Follow, 2 layers at 100% soft light with selective masking Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. ~1 Peter 5:7 Well, Peter would certainly know about anxiety. I've done a character study on Peter before but he is just so much fun to pick on. The Peter in … Continue reading Redemption and those dark places in your soul
X is for eXpectations
You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect. ~Matthew 5:48 (Jesus Christ in the Sermon on the Mount) Whoa. Whaaaat? We're eXpected to be perfect? With eXpectations like that, no wonder people take issue with Christianity. So what exactly does God expect from us? Since he is a holy, perfect God, imperfection cannot … Continue reading X is for eXpectations
Texture by Kim Klassen; Waterfront 7, 30% soft light Though we are incomplete, God loves us completely. Though we are imperfect, He loves us perfectly. Though we may feel lost and without compass, God's love encompasses us completely. He loves every one of us, even those who are flawed, rejected, awkward, sorrowful, or broken. ~Dieter … Continue reading Perfectly Imperfect!
L is for Legalism
He deliberately provokes them. He brazenly heals people on the Sabbath just to hear church leadership scream about violating Sabbath Laws. There is nothing discreet about his actions when it comes to making a point. And, many times, that point is to openly defy the legalistic religious culture. And it causes us to stop and ask, What's the … Continue reading L is for Legalism