Encouragement · Gratitude · In Life · In the Bible · Religion

My Own “Land for Which I Did Not Labor”

“I have given you a land for which you did not labor, & cities which you did not build, & you dwell in them; you eat of the vineyards & olive groves which you did not plant. Now, therefore, fear the Lord, serve Him in serenity & in truth, & put away the gods which… Continue reading My Own “Land for Which I Did Not Labor”

In Life · In the Bible · Religion · Thoughtful Thursday

The Leper or Townsfolk: Which Will You Be?

I’ve continued on with reading multiple chapters a day from different books of the Bible (I’ll admit, as a lot has come up over the past week, I have fallen behind where I want to be). Even still, I found Matthew 8 interesting. In this chapter, there are multiple descriptions of Jesus healing people from… Continue reading The Leper or Townsfolk: Which Will You Be?

Books · In the Bible · Religion · Wordy Wednesday

Thoughts, Quotes, & Spiritual Nuggets from “The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe”

Yes, I know..it seems like a simple read that I probably should have read, I don’t know, 15 years ago? But here’s the thing, when I was a kid I got through CS Lewis’s “The Magician’s Nephew” and never made it any further. I know…it’s terrible. I’ve seen the movies (the super old ones) and… Continue reading Thoughts, Quotes, & Spiritual Nuggets from “The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe”

In Life · In the Bible · Religion · Thoughtful Thursday

Finding My North Star…In Christ

Over the past few days I’ve been thinking a lot about routines. Even yesterday I discussed new routines for the blog, but one major area in my life that I am working to improve is my time with God in the Bible and conversation with Him in prayer. I am in the process of reading… Continue reading Finding My North Star…In Christ

Books · In Life · In Memories · Wordy Wednesday

Wordy Wednesday: The Most Memorable Books Every Person Should Read (Part 2)

“The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think.” – Harper Lee Books. They’re the things that can take you on a thousand journeys while you sit in yourย living room. For that, I’m so thankful Johannes Gutenberg invented the movable-type printing press. Here is a… Continue reading Wordy Wednesday: The Most Memorable Books Every Person Should Read (Part 2)

Gratitude · In Life · In Love & Marriage · In the Bible · Religion · Thoughtful Thursday

Thoughtful Thursday: Faith & Love- the Two Noses of Life

So, I have been sick for more than a week- some type of crazy sinus junk. Let’s just say it hasn’t been pleasant. I haven’t been able to smell much lately because of it. Honestly, that’s come in handy when the stinky, smelly high school boys walk in my classroom every afternoon, or bring their… Continue reading Thoughtful Thursday: Faith & Love- the Two Noses of Life

Books · Gratitude · In Life · In the Bible · Religion · Wordy Wednesday

Wordy Wednesday: Thoughts on “The Blessings of Brokenness”

The Blessings of Brokenness by Charles Stanley “If God is such a loving & good God, why does He allow bad things to happen to good people?” That is a question I have both heard & thought many times in my own life. The Blessings of Brokenness by Charles Stanleyย is a fantastic resource to guide… Continue reading Wordy Wednesday: Thoughts on “The Blessings of Brokenness”