Tag Archives: @cindypayne0649

When is Independence Not a Good Thing

“Me do it.” The little girl grabbed the hairbrush from her mother. “Look Ma, no hands.” The boy peddled his bike past his mother, his hands raised in the air.    “Don’t worry Dad, I’ve got this.” The college graduate … Continue reading

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What If . . . ?

“For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope,” Jeremiah 29:11 (NASB). Continue reading

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Being Seen With Christ

Reading scripture verses as follow-up to last week’s sermon a theme stood out in these words ─ united, together, fellowship, conformity, purchased, abide, and known. Words describing our relationship with Jesus Christ. But, to be recognized as belonging to Christ, we must be “seen” together. Continue reading

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Diving Deep

dive deeper into the Word of God Continue reading

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Bearing More Fruit

Jesus used the examples of vines, branches, and fruit to help us see ─ our lives are a lot like a grapevine. Continue reading

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God Is Calling, Are You Listening?

This morning, during a time of quiet reflection, I desired to empty my busy mind of thoughts and troubles. Just to free head space so I could hear God. There are many Bible verses, and times of despair, that tell … Continue reading

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Passion is a driving force

I’m grateful that we have a God who is more passionate than a defending parent, more passionate than a shepherd looking for a sheep, more passionate than those who spend hours hunting for that last coin. Continue reading

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Hidden by the light

What kind of clutter obscures our vision of God? Continue reading

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Life is Like a Rollercoaster

Life is Like a Rollercoaster Or is it? Last year I posted “Resistant to Change”. I’m repeating it here to help illustrate how Life is NOT Like a Rollercoaster. I’ll explain after I set this scene: When my routine is upset, … Continue reading

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