A Minute in the Word

John 15:12-17 AMP This is My commandment, that you love and unselfishly seek the best for one another, just as I have loved you. No one has greater love [nor stronger commitment] than to lay down his own life for his friends. You are my friends if you keep on doing what I command you.…Read more »

Forsake Not Yourselves

I am a Christian.  I feel that this fact is obvious throughout my posts because I believe firmly and decisively that the Bible sets forth precedents that are relevant not only to how we behave at church but also and more importantly to how we act and think in our everyday lives.  Being Christ-like at…Read more »

A Hippie and A Farmer

In October, Bret & I will have been married for 13 years.  Our marriage has lasted over a decade, even though we are completely different than the two individuals that stood in the church in front of friends and family to say our “I-do’s.” Bret grew up in the country – as in, 20-30 minutes…Read more »

A Morning Devotion

As a Christian, I maintain a regular habit of reading my Bible and journaling as part of my daily morning ritual. I can elaborate on that routine some other time; some days it’s quite involved and others quite simple, depending on the circumstances of the morning. Ecclesiastes is a favorite book of mine, and I…Read more »