In The Living Room with Jesus

Time to Learn New Tricks

In these, imposed on us, homebound days, we are all having to figure out new things; new ways to get our work done, new ways of getting along with those stuck with us, new ways to handle boredom. I have found it challenging, but the other two members of my household seem to really enjoy… Continue reading Time to Learn New Tricks

Finding Home

Getting Home: When Life Leaves Us Homeless.

Beautiful spring days have been a rarity lately. So when we awoke on Saturday with the hope of sunny skies and warm temps, my husband and I headed off to spend time enjoying it while we can. On the agenda for the day was the high school girls fast-pitch tournament where our hometown girls were… Continue reading Getting Home: When Life Leaves Us Homeless.

Prayer Challenge

Prayer Challenge- Day 29

Day 29 Name of God to proclaim and focus your worship to: Yahweh Rophe (yah-WEH ro-FEH) - The Lord Who Heals This name is found in Exodus 15:26 and says “For I am the Lord, your healer.” God had just healed the water by turning it from bitter to sweet, making it drinkable, and then gave… Continue reading Prayer Challenge- Day 29

In The Living Room with Jesus

Fill up, Go Out and Repeat.

I have been learning of a principle in the Kingdom of God called Fullness and Fulfillment. This principle is taught and demonstrated all over the Bible but let me emphasize two places specifically. The first is in 1 Samuel 16:1 when God said to his prophet Samuel, “fill your horn with oil, and be on… Continue reading Fill up, Go Out and Repeat.

In The Living Room with Jesus

Enough is Enough: My Story Part 2

Enough is enough! The weeds are back and I really need to do something about them this year. Too sick to do much about them last year I should not be surprised at their rapid advance. However, the ones that frustrate me the most are the ones I tried to deal with only to see… Continue reading Enough is Enough: My Story Part 2

In The Living Room with Jesus

On Purpose: My Story Part 1

“Find out who you are and do it on purpose” I recently came across this quote by Dolly Parton and instantly loved it. I feel like it sums up my life story or at least how it is turning out to be. Sadly, in the beginning of my life my quote would have been better… Continue reading On Purpose: My Story Part 1

In The Living Room with Jesus

Healing Waters: A Testimony

Some of my favorite stories in the Bible are the ones where people are healed. Not only is it incredible to read of God’s healing power but also the various ways in which he chooses to accomplish it. From a simple word spoken to making a mud pack, Jesus demonstrated that there is not just… Continue reading Healing Waters: A Testimony

In The Living Room with Jesus

The Healing Journey

A healing journey is told of in Mark chapter 8. 22 They came to Bethsaida, and some people brought a blind man and begged Jesus to touch him. My journey toward healing has started in a similar way. Just like the people mentioned in the Bible, my friends and family have brought me to Jesus… Continue reading The Healing Journey