I think sometimes we forget that our husbands and children are God’s people. We serve others outside our home with such enthusiasm and generosity but can have a begrudging attitude about the people we claim to love most in this world. Our tendency to this, I believe, is because we don’t get any recognition for doing our work day in and day out. We do what we have to do because we have to do it. When others outside our homes need help, we do it because we love Christ, yes, but there’s also an element of feeling good about ourselves. Often, I tend to do better for near-strangers than my own household.
We can often become defensive when others point out our shortcomings. Jesus used both Mary and Martha to teach a powerful lesson. Our walk with God strengthens through the encouragement and example of our fellow sisters! And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. But… Continue reading Sisters: Learning Priorities and Redemption through Mary and Martha
God calls all of us to provide helping hands whether it be in our schools, churches, or neighborhoods. We must all take part in providing for the needs of those around us. A couple of weeks ago, two members of my church family, my community, helped me in a time of need. I previously wrote… Continue reading Helping: Sharing God’s Love Through Actions and Generosity
During this season of Lent, let us focus on the Lord, and His truth. Through fasting, prayer, and service, we align our hearts with His. Dear God, Help me share Your good news with others. Let Your light be reflected in me, and through me to others. Give me the right words and stories to… Continue reading Lent: Focusing On the Lord Through Fasting, Prayer, and Service