We will enter His gates with thanksgiving in our hearts then into His courts with praise!
Finally, we’ll worship Adonai in the Holy of Holies.
It all starts with thanks.
“In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18
“To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks unto thee forever.” Psalm 30:12
There are opportunities you just can not pass up. When you have the chance to meet so many sisters who have touched your heart and stood by your side, you take it!!! The Journey Begins At the first of the year, I received a...read more
Humility is a great word for Christians. But sometimes God practically shoves it down my throat to get my attention.read more
Help makes it easier for another to do something by offering one’s services or resources. All good things in your life come from God, not luck, and not karma, though reaping what you sow is a scriptural principle.To help is to assist, aid, lend a helping hand. It is a good thing, and therefore from God. I’ve been so blessed by all the help He’s sent to the South Texas and Louisiana Harvey victims.read more
Though He slay me, yet will I hope in Him, Job 13:15 is one of the verses I’ve been contemplating. There are times when pain bears down, fear carves hard, love disappoints, and life falls apart. Jobs, health, family, church communities, and friends can fail. Like Job, everything seems to be going wrong, and we have no control.read more
What are you most thankful for about your faith? Recently, while I was thinking about my marriage, I realized what I’m most thankful for about my relationship with God. Last week, while I sat outside in the sunshine reading an old manuscript of mine, I noticed how...read more
When you think of hospitality and entertaining, what comes to mind? Does the thought excite you or intimidate you?
My mom has the gift of hospitality. Inviting people in and making them feel welcomed and loved comes very naturally to her. Unfortunately, I did not inherit this ability.
The idea of bringing people into my own home intimidates me. My house isn’t clean enough; my silverware doesn’t match; and my decorating is quite eclectic, too.
Pinterest perfect parties? Let’s not even go there!read more
"Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift!" - 2 Corinthians 9:15 NKJV* This world is filled with people walking around who have committed sins against the Most High God. We have lied, stolen, cheated, dishonored our parents, committed adultery, etc. Our sins stain...read more
marriage of opposites – We are an odd couple apparently, but Peter and I compliment one another – or rather I compliment, and Peter talks about trains!read more
When you feel like everything you dreamed of is no longer attainable, sit down, think of your life, and list the things you are thankful for. [Tweet "My Grow-up Thankful List #heartwingsblog #thankfulthursday @mwardwell99"] I'm Thankful I'm thankful for gas...read more
If I had the time to write down all I do, it would be clearly impossible. Readers of the list would likely call me a liar, though I am an ardent guardian of Truth. That I get so much done is ONLY by His grace and for His glory!read more