Enjoy the Little Things

When I lived in Alabama I always prayed for the winter to come because well it is just so dang hot in Alabama. I wanted to wear my sweaters, drink hot chocolate, and sit around bonfires.  Then when the winter season comes I'm all about the spring. When spring comes I want summer. Pretty much … Continue reading Enjoy the Little Things

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Mark Chapter 7-8

Mark Chapter 7 Traditions and Commandments This passage begins with the Pharisees gathering around, and once again pointing fingers at Jesus and his disciples. If you are not familiar with Jewish traditions and culture this passage may seem a little weird at first. Why do they care that Jesus and the disciples are eating with … Continue reading Mark Chapter 7-8

The Mark Study

History Behind the Gospel of Mark This particular gospel was written by John Mark, also known as Mark, from the teaching of Peter to the Romans, or at least to the Gentiles. The gospel was known to be written sometime between 60 A.D. and 80 A.D. The geographical setting for all of the stories within … Continue reading The Mark Study

Why Me?

This is a question that I ask myself everyday. Be honest. This is the question most of us ask each day. We call our parents. We call our boyfriend/hubby. We call our best friend. We talk to the barista at Starbucks or the cashier at Target about our issues. I'm guilty of this too. There are plenty of times it feels like I will complain about whatever has happened to me to just about anyone who will listen to me.