I’m a planner. I’m comfortable with spontaneity, but only if there’s no chance of disaster if something doesn’t go well! I’m most comfortable with thinking ahead and creating a plan so everyone knows what they’re doing when. I enjoy making a list of things to do, checking them off, and seeing everything fall into place. … Continue reading Plan for Your Exodus
There are many kinds of filters in the world today. There are filters for oil, air, water, light, and lint. Some filters save our lives from exposure to harmful chemicals, while others are simply to separate textures while cooking. Regardless of what they’re used for, they are useful and many times necessary. Believe it or … Continue reading Filters
Throughout our lives, we will have many opportunities to hold hard feelings against someone. Friends, family, or strangers may slander our name, deceitfully deal with us, or even physically harm us. Our first instinct is to go on the defense and become bitter. We would love to see those people pay for what they did. … Continue reading The Power of Love and Forgiveness
In the Old Testament, God required His people to offer sacrifices to Him on a regular basis. They were primarily animals—doves, lambs, and bulls—that they would slaughter and burn on an altar before God. These sacrifices, or offerings, were given to receive forgiveness for sin and to express thanksgiving and devotion to God. It … Continue reading The Greatest Sacrifice
My husband Michael likes to make his own air popped popcorn. Because we like to eat healthy, Michael seasons it himself rather than using a store-bought mix. We all enjoy it—except when it comes to the salt. Michael likes his salty, and since we use sea salt, it turns out very salty. After complaining about … Continue reading Are You Salty?
What Not to Do in the Last Days What is the Last Days? Biblically, the Last Days is the time in history between Jesus’ birth and His return (Acts 1:9-11, 1 Thessalonians 5:36). He clearly promised He would come again and that we should be expecting it (Matthew 24, James 3). But what do … Continue reading The Dos and Don’ts of the Last Days