False Shepherds

The men threw her before the crowd—she had been caught in the act of adultery. Her dignity died, and fear eclipsed her heart. Pulling the blanket she had grabbed from her crime scene tightly around her shoulders, she was barely able to cover her nakedness. However, she could find nothing to cover the awful shame [...]

2019-02-06T21:20:08+00:00May 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Optimistic Resilience

Patience perseverance. Optimistic Resilience. Reckless love for new life. Two women from different worlds but with the same determined drive find a way to partake of Perfect Love. To experience abundant life, two women on the outside would break current glass ceilings with optimistic resilience on their Lord and usher in a new season. At [...]

2018-05-23T18:49:23+00:00May 21st, 2018|0 Comments

She Followed Jesus

You matter. Your life matters. You are designed by God to make a difference. But often life’s challenges can speak a different story to our hearts. Sometimes, they make it hard to believe God’s truth about who we really are. Jesus invites us to live differently by seeing differently. Walking by faith….those challenges become the [...]

2018-05-23T18:47:40+00:00May 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Capitol Community Church Retreat

Harmony Poem by Millicent Phillips ©2018 Millicent Phillips Harmony happens when we realize two truths: our voice is valuable and different voices do not COMPETE with our sound they COMPLETE our sound. I was asked to speak on unity this past weekend at a church retreat and I asked Millicent Phillips to write a poem [...]

2019-02-06T21:20:08+00:00April 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Authentic Friendship

She found herself out of practice. Like trying to sit at the piano again and struggling to find notes after years of not playing, she seemed out of tune when she tried to practice friendship. Her heart held her back from giving her all to the keys before her and making beautiful music. Oh, she [...]

2019-02-06T21:20:09+00:00October 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Holy Ground

By Aliene Thompson Nourish Scripture: Exodus 3 Nourish Notes Pages It was holy ground—the place where God’s spoken words revealed Moses’ purpose to him. The burning bush grabbed Moses’ attention . . . but it was God’s word’s that captured his heart. Every syllable was sacred. His words were living and active. They became reality. They [...]

2019-02-06T21:20:13+00:00February 13th, 2017|0 Comments