High Protein

1 Kings 11:9-10”Solomon, because his heart had turned away from the Lord, the God of Israel, who had appeared to him twice 10 and had commanded him concerning this thing, that he should not go after other gods. But he did not keep what the Lord commanded.” Remember last week I was begging Heavenly Dad for meat and potatoes? This week I visited Siloam and as soon as these verses were read I...

Casserole or Buffet?

Have you ever been desperate for Heavenly Dad to speak but the words you hear Him say are so all over the place you finally throw up your hands, sigh, and say,”Is there a point to all of this?” Humbly, I admit, that’s where I’m at. I starve for direction and clarity. I beg for a highlighted map with pinpointed destination. I plead for His meat and potatoes to feed my starving soul, but He...

Sweet Spot of Rest

Hebrews 4:4 “For he has somewhere spoken of the seventh day in this way: “And God rested on the seventh day from all his works.” This is what church was about today: what rest was to God, to us, and what our “sweet spot” looks like. I liked the sermon so well, I sat thru it TWICE!! Kristian and Taylor’s wedding was two weeks ago Saturday and then pup sitting (happy to do it for the...

Fish in a Barrel

“For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God” (1 Corinthians 1:18). Foolishness??? So many words used to define it. I think you’ve “heard” me say this before: a great mathematician once said (not a perfect quote),”If I deny myself, live my life for God and at the end of my life find that God is not real,...