Here’s a little personal weirdness I’ll share. I’m not really fond of shopping. In fact, the only day of the year I enjoy going to the shopping mall is Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. And I don’t even shop with the intent to buy. I drive around the parking lot several times trying to… Continue reading We Buy, We Sell
Jesus is the gate. This is a strange statement, isn’t it? Actually, there are quite a few strange titles Jesus gives Himself. He is also the Light of the world, the Bread of Life, and the Living Water. These are just a few of the titles identifying Jesus in Scripture, which remind us He is… Continue reading How Do You Get Through the Gate?
When it comes to entertainment, the world has an incorrect view of cherubim. They are not the cute, chubby baby Cupids. They are actually mighty warriors and guardians. Gatekeepers have an important role as guardians of the gate. To get to the other side, you have to go through the gatekeeper. Who would you consider… Continue reading Who Do You Trust?
It is believed that the work, “The Invisible Man” is an exploration of examining a man’s character. It asks the personal question, Would I be the same person if I knew I could get away with anything? Being invisible allowed the main character to act out without any consequences to himself. Dwight L. Moody touched… Continue reading Who Are You When No One is Looking?
We have a very talented young lady in our community who started her own bakery business, Sweet Dreams Bakery. She makes the most beautiful, creative, and delicious creations. But what would happen to the taste if the combination of ingredients going into making the delectable delight was not as divine? What if the appearance and… Continue reading Character: The Key Ingredient
As we will see in a future series, there are many types of gates from ancient times that served a particular purpose. This week, we see that gates can be used more for just its intended purpose. As we connect this concept to our faith, we can discover other connections. My husband is also my… Continue reading There’s More To It
It was amazing to me to learn of the diversity in types of gates around the world! We have garden gates, chain link gates, child gates, toll gates, water gates, park gates, security gates, and the Stargate. Today, I want to share about two that really caught my attention. One gate is the portcullis, which… Continue reading It’s More Than Just a Gate