Dressed for Success

“Put on your new nature, and be renewed as you learn to know your Creator and become like him.”‭‭Colossians‬ ‭3:10‬ ‭ Ever dressed for success? Maybe you had an important job interview. Maybe you wanted to impress your boyfriend’s family. Your first day in a new job, a blind date, a special occasion – anyContinue reading “Dressed for Success”

The Snooze Button

“On the seventh day God had finished his work of creation, so he rested from all his work. And God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy, because it was the day when he rested from all his work of creation.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭2:2-3‬ ‭ The picture of God in a hammock with a cold drinkContinue reading “The Snooze Button”

Did You Take Your Happy Pill?

“Then God looked over all he had made, and he saw that it was very good! And evening passed and morning came, marking the sixth day.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:31‬ ‭ Ok. We need to talk. Let’s discuss seratonin, shall we?? You know – that chemical material that gets released at times in your body. It travels throughContinue reading “Did You Take Your Happy Pill?”

On Repeat

“So God created human beings in his own image. In the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:27‬ ‭ “If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times – “ Do you ever repeat yourself? I do. But that may be more a symptom of forgetfulness thanContinue reading “On Repeat”

What a Zoo!

“Then God said, “Let the earth produce every sort of animal, each producing offspring of the same kind—livestock, small animals that scurry along the ground, and wild animals.” And that is what happened.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:24‬ ‭‬‬ It sounds so glib. So easy. But we have tons of trouble cloning a critter, let alone creating one. DesigningContinue reading “What a Zoo!”

The Blessing

“Then God said, “Let the waters swarm with fish and other life. Let the skies be filled with birds of every kind.”” And a few verses later: “Then God blessed them, saying, “Be fruitful and multiply. Let the fish fill the seas, and let the birds multiply on the earth.””‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:220, 22 The mighty, rollingContinue reading “The Blessing”

Let There Be Light!

“Then God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:3‬ ‭ In the beginning, before time was, before earth stirred her breezes, before the sea could roar, there was God. He was complete. He did not ‘need’. He never had a lack. He had scores of angelic beings to wait on Him. AndContinue reading “Let There Be Light!”

A Lesson in Diversity

“Then God said, “Let the land sprout with vegetation—every sort of seed-bearing plant, and trees that grow seed-bearing fruit. These seeds will then produce the kinds of plants and trees from which they came.” And that is what happened.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:11‬ ‭ Now THAT is a green thumb… Imagine. “Let there be petunias!” Bamboo. Oaks andContinue reading “A Lesson in Diversity”

It’s About Time

“Then God said, “Let lights appear in the sky to separate the day from the night. Let them be signs to mark the seasons, days, and years.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:14‬ ‭ Have you ever wished there were more than 24 hours in a day? I know I have. How silly, really. More hours in the day wouldContinue reading “It’s About Time”

Boundaries

“Then God said, “Let there be a space between the waters, to separate the waters of the heavens from the waters of the earth.””‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:6‬ ‭ Boundaries. We all need them. From property lines to protecting crown land to defining a marriage to creating a proper work-life balance, boundaries are crucial to harmony. Don’t youContinue reading “Boundaries”