Talented?

Talented?

Recently, I’ve been looking into Bible journaling–illustrating Bible verses (or prayers, sermon notes, etc.), usually right in a Bible specifically designed for that. I talked a bit with a lady who does that, mentioning that I’ve thought about doing...
Glorify God in Eating

Glorify God in Eating

I’m a Mennonite. Mennonites have this thing for food–at least, the ones I know. Almost every time a group gets together, there’s food. A non-Mennonite man who attended my church for awhile declared that we could gather on the top of the water tower...
Fishers

Fishers

I recently discovered the song “Zion” by Aaron Shust, about God’s promises to Israel. One of the Scripture references given in the official lyric video is Jeremiah 16:14-15. Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that it shall no more be...
Do You Love Me?

Do You Love Me?

A starving child. A rebellious teen. A hardened criminal. An angry and hurting foster child. A rambunctious kid. A single mother. An elderly person. A divorced couple. A widow/widower. A young person sitting in the youth bench. A pastor. A soldier. A newlywed. Face...
Resolutions

Resolutions

In 2019, I wrote an article for Priceless about resolutions. For the new year, you make a resolution, right? … I have a confession to make here. Usually when I make a resolution, I don’t keep it. I don’t do what I said I would do; in fact, I often...
Clouds

Clouds

We tend to talk of clouds as bad things. “It’s cloudy today.” “Those look like storm clouds.” “Those clouds are blocking the sun.” In God’s Word clouds were always associated with the presence of Deity. In the Old...
Here I Am, Lord, Send Me

Here I Am, Lord, Send Me

I met Jesus on the street one day We watched the people passing by He looked at me with sadness and tears were in His eyes My heart, it was broken to see my Lord so grieved so I asked Him, why are you crying, I begged Him, “tell me, please”. He said,...
Thanksgiving All November: List

Thanksgiving All November: List

Day 1: I’m thankful for the good time I had at small group. The food was great, laughs were abundant, the Bible study and discussion was inspiring and challenging, the children were adorable and funny. . . Yeah, it was good. 😊 Day 2: I’m thankful that our...
Grateful for Framily

Grateful for Framily

I stared at my laptop screen with blurry eyes, touched by the words my youth group had written about me. Someone had sent out a survey thing, asking us to write 1-3 things we appreciated about each person in the youth group. The results for each person were compiled...
Thanks to God

Thanks to God

Thanks to God for my Redeemer, Thanks for all Thou dost provide! Thanks for times now but a mem’ry, Thanks for Jesus by my side! Thanks for pleasant, balmy springtime, Thanks for dark and stormy fall! Thanks for tears by now forgotten, Thanks for peace within my soul!...