Explain Your Hope

Explain Your Hope from Satisfaction Through Christ

1 & 2 Peter are my favorites. Of the entire Bible, if I could hold onto just one chunk, that'd be the one I would choose. Of the many times I've poured over those two small but mighty books, 1 Peter 3:15 has never stood out to me and dwelt in my thoughts like it did a few weeks ago. In the HCSB - "but honor the Messiah, as Lord in your hearts. Always be ready to give a … [Read more...]

Into the Stillness + Grace & Truth {Week 23}

Sometimes a writer has a gift of weaving plain old letters and words together in a way that makes poetry. Even when she's not meaning to. Dawn Boyer of Journeys in Grace is one such writer. And in today's featured post, like an expert artist, she paints a picture of what it means to abide in Christ. To go to Him in the morning and again at noon and again at … [Read more...]

I Have Stepped Into a Big Mess + Grace & Truth {Week 22}

Have you stepped in any messes lately? I sure have. As a homeschooling mom and foster mom to young children (not to mention loving, frustrated owner of an elderly dog...ahem), I often feel like I spend my days moving from one mess to another. Whether you're at home or at work, at church or in your community, if you sometimes find yourself in the middle of a mess, today's … [Read more...]

The Power of Praise

I was not a happy camper this morning. Yard work was on the agenda. My nemesis since childhood. I'm not really much of an outdoor girl. OK, so not at all. I prefer not to venture past my front porch unless I have to. And I do mean "have to." Like if the house caught fire, for instance. I'm pretty sure I'd have to go out into the yard in that case. Maybe … [Read more...]

God IS

God Is - 18 Characteristics of God | Satisfaction Through Christ

God IS I love when people are showing thanks and gratitude for what the Lord has done for them, but sometimes they make me sad. Hear me out before you quit reading. They will often say “God has been so good to me” or “God has been so gracious” and I know it’s just a phrase and it is said while giving thanks, but sometimes in our weakness, trials, discouragements and … [Read more...]