Debbie's blog! Yes, I am doing this. It seems to be the thing to do now. How fun!
I'll share the books I've been reading, reflections that have helped me through different aspects of my life. I hope that you will find something that you can use in your life and may also enjoy these books.
One of the things that married couples learn in counseling that is helpful is to lower their expectations. Women will read romance novels and watch hallmark movies. Men look at models and sometimes even pornography. Women and men get a sense that everything has to be perfect. And usually perfection is doing things his or…Read More
My mother was very critical as I grew up. Probably because her mother was critical as she was growing up. The Bible says in Proverbs 21:19 “Better to live in a desert than with a quarrelsome and nagging wife.” Proverbs 27:15 says “A quarrelsome wife is like the dripping of a leaky roof in a…Read More
Today in the devotional it talks of imitating those that spoke the Word of God to you. Hebrews 13:7-9. The Word of God meets us in real life. But I really like the phrase “Imitate the ones who looked so much like Jesus that they startled the world.” May God the Holy Spirit give you…Read More
The thrill of hope. I really want to God’s people to live more fully into their sacred calling. I desperately what God’s people to stop claiming the name if they do notyhing with the responsibility of that title. Regardless of what is going on in my life, I see God working. When I am weary…Read More
I woke early today, longing to sit with the Father, I got up. Coffee in hand; The Broken Way in my lap. I read: Re-Membering Your Broken Pieces. Focusing on the last supper He broke and gave. There had to be brokenness. The miracle happens in the brokenness. He broke the bread. He gave. He breaks the temptation to self…Read More
In The Quiet Place, we read scriptures that says “Set your mind on things that are above, not on things that are on Earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.” Colossioans 3:2-3. Nancy talks about feelings that if they are left to roam will, they will likely lead…Read More