This weeks just keep flying by faster and faster these days! I know it is hard to believe, but it is already Thankful Thursday again and time share praises for our Might King. This week I am especially thankful for this blog site. I appreciate being able to gather (not in the physical, but spiritual) with other like-minded Christians and share with each other. I … Continue reading Thankful Thursday-Week 21 (8/29/13)
By the numerous comments (written or verbal), I don’t think my lack of “Virtuous Women” posts have gone unnoticed. I was trying to fly under the radar on this topic, but it looks like I can’t hide from it any longer. I did say I was going to be completely honest on my blog, so here goes: I haven’t been writing on the topic because … Continue reading Reflecting on the Virtuous Woman
Have you ever been the subject of gossip or been accused of something you did not do by other Christians? I think we can safely assume we have all been there at one time or another. I’ve heard it said that no one can hurt you more deeply than a fellow Christian, and, unfortunately, I believe it just may be true. I think it hurts … Continue reading Let God Do the Defending
Happy Friday to you all. Here is some more fun trivia to start your weekend off. Please be reminded that this is to test your knowledge and not your “googling skills”, so no cheating…God is watching (hehe). 1. What was the reason used to throw Daniel into the lion’s den? A) Blasphemy against God B) Speaking Against the King C)Praying D) Worshipping Idols 2. God … Continue reading You asked for it..you got it…More Fun Friday Trivia!!!
It is Thursday..and that means it is a day of thanksgiving here at “Getting Real”. I like to use this day to examine my week to see just how God is working in my life and then give him a shout of praise. This week, I would have to say I am most thankful for God’s omniscience and even more thankful when he shares a … Continue reading Thankful Thursday-Week 20 (8/22/13)
This post will be closely linked to yesterday’s, so if you haven’t read it, it might be helpful to go back and do so before continuing on. Yesterday, I confessed that my connection with God was not feeling as strong as it had been a few weeks and months before. I went on to say that I had checked my heart for unconfessed sin and … Continue reading I Found It!
I named this blog “Getting Real and Drawing Near” because it was my desire to be real here; to share spiritual truths alongside real practical applications. I wanted others to see my personal struggles so that they may relate and maybe, just maybe, we could help each other navigate our way through a world in which we don’t belong. After reading some of my old … Continue reading Help Me Find It
Proverbs 31:24 (NLT): She makes belted linen garments and sashes to sell to the merchants. Proverbs 31:24 (NIV): She makes linen garments and sells them, and supplies the merchants with sashes. Proverbs 31:24 (NKJ): She makes linen garments and sells them, and supplies sashes for the merchants. Proverbs 31:24(KJV): She maketh fine linen, and selleth it; and delivereth girdles unto the merchant. Once again we … Continue reading A Virtuous Woman is an Entrepreneur
While I was gone last week, I didn’t get a chance to do a Thankful Thursday post, so I know we have double thanksgivings to share this week! Last week (and this Monday) I went to Holland, Michigan to move my in-laws into their new retirement community. They are so blessed to be living in such an amazing facility and I am so very jealous. … Continue reading Thankful Thursday-Week 19 (August 15, 2013)
Proverbs 31:23 (NLT): Her husband is well-known at the city gates, where he sits with the other civic leaders. Proverbs 31:23 (NIV): Her husband is respected at the city gate, where he takes his seat among the elders of the land. Proverbs 31:23 (NKJ): Her husband is known in the gates, when he sits among the elders of the land. Proverbs 31:23 (KJV): Her husband … Continue reading Her Husband is Respected