Posts in category "Hearts"

Do You Have an Accurate Picture of God?

“Most people are casual about God because they don’t have an accurate picture of him.” ~ Francis Chan I have been listening to a lot of Francis Chan lately. Not sure if anyone has noticed…. Chan describes God straight from Isaiah 6 and Revelation 4 in a way I have never quite heard in the... Read more »

Why I Took the Ice Bucket Challenge: Raising Awareness for ALS

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I did it. Yes, I was nominated to take the ice bucket challenge and I accepted.  At 7:30pm CST in mid-August, I dumped a bucket full of ice water over my head. I know it’s not December, but all the same, a bucket full of ice water is a bucket full of ice water. What... Read more »

Francis Chan: 'No Spirit-Filled Couple in All of History Has Gotten a Divorce'

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I have never been married, nor have I ever been engaged.  But I do know that if I were to partake in such a sacred bond, I would hope to have what Lisa and Francis Chan have: A devout love for one another because they love God first and keep his mission in mind as... Read more »

A Tribute to Robin Williams, a Comedian and Philanthropist: Crazy Charities Worth Your Time

“You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” – Robin Williams   Robin Williams, or arguably the comedian of the century, made people laugh, cry and pee in their pants.  Known for his role and voice in  Mrs. Doubtfire, or for more serious roles such as his performance in drama, “Good... Read more »

A General List of Things You Should Avoid Doing at All Costs

Guest Post by Caroline (Carrie Forrest): My wonderful, crazy and hilarious co-worker I thought this list of things “to avoid at all costs” would be something to help you get through the work week. This post really has nothing to do with God sending me hearts except that laughter is good for the soul.  In... Read more »

What Forgiveness Really Looks Like

Have you ever royally messed up?  Have you ever felt the sting of regret like a punch in the stomach? I have. In fact, I think I sometimes seemingly keep punching myself in the stomach because it is hard for me to fathom what real forgiveness looks like. People preach about, write about and talk... Read more »

Quote of the Day: "The Greatest Amount of Healing Takes Place During the Greatest Pain"

“The greatest amount of healing takes place during the greatest pain” – Dad Coming from my 70-year-old father at the time who had just undergone sextuple bypass surgery with many complications, including probably the most amount of pain he has ever experienced in his life, to his daughter who was going through one of the... Read more »

One Rescue Dog Down, Many More to Go: Finding a Forever Home

After waiting about 15 years for my perfect doggie, I found my precious Gizzy.  I am reminded of this scripture and what a blessing it is to have Gizmo in my life. Proverbs 12:10 “A righteous man regards the life of his animal.” Proverbs 13:12: “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled... Read more »

Hitch's The Date Doctor is In: You Go 10, God Comes 90

I’ve wanted to start a blog now for about three years, but something always seemed to get in the way.  I now know that, that something is me. Be it procrastination, intimidation, or just plain fear, l realize now that getting over that initial hump is the worst part, and in many cases it’s all... Read more »

You Want Romance But You Don't Have a Game With God?

What makes your heart flutter? Everyone desires something. Be it relationships, friendship, love, respect, admiration, acceptance, we all have those carnal desires that involve the people and things around us. No one is an island.  Or at least, most are not willingly. So, I’ll just cut to the chase.            ... Read more »