I had lunch with a friend recently and we discussed a difficult situation in her life that keeps drawing her to her knees. She was frustrated and exhausted over it. One thing I heard as she shared was how this particular person in her life was so different than the others and it made life hard. Sandpaper!! Ouch! Do you have sandpaper friends? Those are the people in your life that God is using to smooth out the rough edges,… Read more »

As 2016 draws to an end I have been revisiting this past year in relationship to my word God gave me for the year.  In January of 2016 He whispered the word “willing” to my heart as I was reading John 6:21 “then they willingly received Him into the boat, and immediately the boat was at the land where they were going.” So often when you see the word willingly in the Bible it is followed by an immediately. I was… Read more »

Have you heard of the band Pentatonix? They are an a cappella group and they are pretty amazing. When you hear them it’s hard to believe that there are no instruments accompanying them.  I was watching a Christmas special last night, I have never watched them create their music, just listened to them, so it was fascinating to see them do their thing. Each vocalist has an important part to play in the creation of the music you hear. It… Read more »