Proud Grandparents…

This is Mutt. He joined our family last night. This is our Grandson. He arrived last night at about 7:30 PM to become a new member of this Bentham Household to a delighted mother and with great fanfare. Mutt has been the pet of my husband’s ex-father-in-...

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God’s Grace [PERIOD]

As I’ve written here, these last few weeks have been extremely painful and difficult for me. However, God has been so good in this time of anguished reality. Yesterday, I went to a group leader’s meeting for my Bereaved Mothers group at church whil...

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Stonecroft Women

This morning I went to a luncheon for a ministry group called Stonecroft. It is women who are seeking to connect other women with each other, with community and with God. It was a delicious luncheon at a very elite Country Club. My friend, Kerrie, was the gues...

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A New Jerusalem… Installment #2

Well, I’ve pretty well broken down the first verse of my Vision Quest Scripture: Jeremiah 33:6-9 (AMP) . Behold [in the future restored Jerusalem] I will lay upon it health and healing, and I will cure them and will reveal to them the abundance of peace ...

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LPM Memory Verse #2

Just keepin’ it real folks… This is me just out of bed at 5:45 AM! ;o) Beth Moore has invited us to join her in memorizing/meditating on two Scriptures per month. Today is the second installment of this glorious exercise. More than 3,000 women have...

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A New Jerusalem…

At my counseling appointment on Monday, my counselor asked God to give me a promise for our marriage. Now… Before I even go there I need you to hear this loud and clear: This is not foundational doctrine. This is simply God taking a passage of Scripture ...

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RENEW Your Mind…

Beth Moore has a great tutorial for Scripture Memorization up at her LPM Blog. She has encouraged her readers to join her in memorizing two verses a month through the year 2009. This year, God gave me John 8:32 just before New Year. “You shall know the t...

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Painful Progress…

You know growth is such a messy, painful proposition. It is a choice. I can choose to stay here, mired down in my hurt feelings and ugly thoughts – just brood over this entire mess. I could be a victim and demand my rights be restored… I could be, ...

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In My Daddy’s Arms…

This is how God has been showing Himself to me this past week. That I am His baby girl and He is taking care of me.

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Rediscovering…

Everybody falls into routines and gets in a rut every now and again… Right? We begin to take things for granted, forget to prioritize and before we know it the whole world is spinning around a Dayplanner, a TV Guide and our kids schedules. Add church and...

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