A Heart Prepared
December 11, 2018
At a luncheon this past week, there was a Christmas Trivia game played. One of the questions asked was, “Why did the wise men stop in Jerusalem?” Of course, there were lots of “wise-guy” answers. For example, one... Continue reading
December 05, 2018
This time of year, most are reading Advent Devotionals. I am too, but somehow ended up reading Revelation 20:11-15. This is the passage about the dead being judged according to what they had done. So obviously,... Continue reading
The Earth Has No Sorrow
November 27, 2018
The quote “Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal,” was originated by Thomas Moore, in a song he wrote in 1816. More recently, this quote is used in David Crowder’s song, “Come as you are.”... Continue reading
Life is fragile. Handle with prayer.
November 19, 2018
This week’s blog is written by Lynne Freauf. Lynne serves as our Prayer Team Lead, as well as other key roles in Choose to Soar, and Lake Pointe Church.
November 13, 2018
This past weekend I began the process of decorating for Christmas. I can’t recall ever starting this early, but it is only because of my schedule that the nativity scene is in place before the Thanksgiving accesso... Continue reading
Grace and Beauty
November 06, 2018
Do you ever feel like you are wearing “weary” as if it were weighted blanket draped across your shoulders? The last few days in Texas, have been glorious days of fall. Sun shining brightly with fresh wind and splashe... Continue reading
REALITY REDEFINED| PART 2
October 23, 2018
I am a visual learner, and so when I read scripture, I try to visualize the scene. After reading John Chapter 4, our assignment from last weeks blog, the following is what I pictured, and principles received.
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October 17, 2018
In the book of John, Chapter 4, there is a story of a nameless woman who has a conversation with Jesu... Continue reading
Rebuilding Part 2
October 17, 2018
Last week we said we were going to read John, Chapter 11, verse 1-44, in at least three different translations. I hope you took a few minutes to do just that. If you did, did you see the hidden treasures in plain si... Continue reading
October 02, 2018
In the Bible, the book of Job seems to be familiar to believers as well as unbelievers. This book tends to be the one we read as we search for reasons why we are suffering. We try to use Job as an encouragement, to r... Continue reading
Launch Pad Thoughts
September 25, 2018
I struggled with putting sentences together for this week's blog. I read I prayed, and I fretted. Went back to reading and praying, and yet, still nothing.
Don't Cry Pretty
September 18, 2018
Carrie Underwood was interviewed about her recent hit song, “Cry Pretty.” I won’t take time to explain who Carrie Underwood is, but I believe after selling nearly 30 million albums, most of the world knows who she... Continue reading
Receive and Respond
September 04, 2018
We strive for a successful, happy life. We are starved for real relationships, and work that is purposeful. We spend many days searching for significance. We cry out to the Lord when we are hurting and when our st... Continue reading
Perspective and Promises
August 28, 2018
Consulting with other non-profits, coaching women to spiritually grow and discover their piece of the puzzle, and teaching God's Word, ignites my faith! I am in my happy place when I am privileged to get to do so.  ... Continue reading
August 21, 2018
I love one-liners, motto’s, and other life and leadership nuggets that I can write on my oversized sticky notepad and put on my office walls.
Peace I leave WITH you.
August 14, 2018
Last week, I had to make an important decision for our ministry. However, during the decision-making process, my thoughts changed frequently. One minute, my decision was full of risk, the next minute, I would think about t... Continue reading
My Redeemer Lives
August 07, 2018
“I sure hope I experience some suffering in the next few months,” said no one ever! Or how many o... Continue reading
But the greatest of these is Love
July 31, 2018
What crisis are you facing now? Chances are it is either a crisis of faith, hope, and or love. In First Corinthians, Chapter 13, also known as, “The love chapter, you will see how Paul is talking about spiritual g... Continue reading
Directions or Suggestions?
July 24, 2018
Many years ago, before GPS and cell phones, I was given directions to an office in Buckeye, NM. I was an accountant for Mobil Oil at the time and flew into Midland, Texas from Dallas. My destination was a small oi... Continue reading