The Fear that Makes Us Brave

As I processed a phobia of mine last week, I discovered the truth about a fear that makes us brave. I am terrified of heights.  I don’t know if I was plagued with temporary amnesia or had hoped I’d overcome the phobia when I recently ascended a ladder to hang a collaborative sculpture my art […]

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Prepare for 2021

My word for 2021 is PREPARE. It seems every bit as exciting as it is terrifying.  Allow me to first indulge my WordNerd tendencies.  Prepare:  1a. to make ready before hand for some purpose, use, or activity, event, occasion b. to put in a proper state of mind.  2. to work out the details of  […]

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Bethlehem – Word Nerd Wednesday

For this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday, Donna digs deep into the rich history of Jesus’ birthplace, Bethlehem. Bethlehem  by Donna M.Z. Hoover The little town of Bethlehem or “House of Bread” (Hebrew – Bet Lehem) carries a weighty legacy laden with miracles, the birth of the Messiah, and a heinous murder spree. With a population […]

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A Prayer for the 20-21 School Year

Nothing seems as it should for the start of this school year. Lately, when things are in upheaval, I’ve been trying to remember to pray instead of protest. Will you pray with me for the 20-21 School Year? Let us never underestimate the powerful IMPACT of prayer. Dear Heavenly Father, I am weary and feeble. […]

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Dove – Word Nerd Wednesday

For this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday post, Donna brings to light the biblical significance of another seemingly insignificant word–dove. Just as with the post on “Field,” you don’t want to miss how God elevates the seemingly common. ********* Dove by Donna M.Z. Hoover God has a way of exalting that which might be considered as […]

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Field – Word Nerd Wednesday

For this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday, AdeleAlys rejoins us to discuss the biblical significance of the word field. All too often we overlook or assume we know what common words or verses mean and miss the deeper impact. I love how she ties it all up and proves that no word in the Word is […]

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