Semi Colon – please pray!

(original blog post at Semi Colon) Thursday, September 23, 2010 Nausea Sorry for no update in a while! I’ve been sleeping pretty much all the time, hence, no blogging! I have turned off my phone ringer, too, so if you’ve called me and I have yet to return your call/text… I’m very sorry. I’m working on it! 😉 Since I’ve been home, I’ve been super nauseated. So nauseated that I’m hardly eating or drinking. I’ve lost 7 pounds since Saturday. I saw GI Dr on Wednesday, hoping for some answers about the nausea. I was super nauseated like this for … Continue reading Semi Colon – please pray!

daily exhortation to myself

Deny myself, take up my cross every day, and follow Christ. (Matthew 16:24; Luke 9:23) I died to my flesh and this world when I was saved. I now live as a doulos (slave) of Christ. (Galatians 2:20) I am to love Christ and people, not this world system or my flesh. (1 John 2:15-17) I am to excel still more in my pursuit of godliness! (1 Thessalonians 4:1, 10; Philippians 3:12-14; 1 Timothy 4:7-8) I need God’s Word. I should meditate on His Word day and night. (Psalm 1:2 ; 119:9-11) I am called to “rejoice always, pray without … Continue reading daily exhortation to myself

The Pearl

A gem of considerable value in the ancient world. So much so that the Jewish Talmud said it was “beyond the value of any set price.” (MacArthur, “Daily Readings from the Life of Christ.” December 20.) Matthew 13:45-56, “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls, who, on finding one pearl of great value, went and sold all that he had and bought it.” The kingdom was so valuable to him, that he gave up everything to have it. Isn’t that what the gospel calls us to do? Give up everything we have and … Continue reading The Pearl

Real faith…put to the ultimate test

Good Morning America just aired an exclusive interview with the Steven Curtis Chapman family on the loss of their youngest daughter, Maria Sue. Maria was struck by the family vehicle in the driveway. Robin, from GMA, asked the family how they could get through such a difficult loss. Their answer: faith! They live with an unwavering hope. They still have questions, but they do not question their faith! They still grieve the loss of little Maria, but they know that God has made her whole. They are certain they will see her again one day in heaven! Continue to pray … Continue reading Real faith…put to the ultimate test