Of Thorns and Thistles

The third batch of seeds mentioned¬†falls on a patch of soil that has thorns growing there. When they spring up the thorns choke them out. According to Jesus, the thorns represent theRead More…


Shallow Roots

Rocky places. The next seeds in the parable fell on rocky places where the soil was shallow. They grew up quickly, but when the sun came up they were scorched. The reasonRead More…


For the Birds

One of Jesus’s most famous parables is the sower of seed. It speaks of seeds that land in four different places.¬†This¬†ultimately represents 4 different types of situations Christians find themselves in. IRead More…


What I Hadn’t Done

I remember being single and begging God to bless me with a mate, someone with whom I could spend my life. When He did not respond to this prayer request in aRead More…



So often we worry about tomorrow. We wonder what life will bring five years down the line. We worry over whether we’ll get our dream job once we finish college, who weRead More…


Prep Time: 40 Minutes

Have your ever looked for a recipe to make something new for dinner. If you’re a busy individual like me, the first thing you look at is prep time. Depending on theRead More…



It is national poetry month, so I would be remiss if I didn’t post at least one poem this month. This poem represents just a few of the strongholds women specifically face.Read More…


The Good, the Bad, the Intentional II

We continue with Joseph’s story in today’s post to pull out some principles and behaviors that highlight how a Christian’s belief that God is working everything for our good should power ourRead More…


Control, Faith, and Peace

The older I get, the more I realize that peace is priceless! I seek peace more than anything else these days; more than money, notoriety, and even happiness. I have realized thatRead More…