Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Easter Thoughts!

Matthew 27:51

    And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent;"

    The renting of the veil happened the very moment of Christ death on the cross!  This is probably one of my favorite, significant miracles surrounding the Easter Story!  It illuminates the significance of His death on Calvary.  The moment Jesus died, it was IMMEDIATE access to God, with no sacrifice for sin needed.  The Holy of Holies was for the One High Priest, and only one day of the year, which was the Day of Atonement.  For all others to enter, was immediate death.   

    ..."the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom;

     -Signifying open access to the Holy place. Everyone. Jews AND Gentiles alike. And OPEN view of God's Holiness.  God's power. God's forgiveness. A NEW relation between man and God.  No intermediate needed.  No sacrifice for sin.  No animal blood.  No 'levels' of persons.  God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit was at that moment ENOUGH for the sin of EVERYONE. 

          The Veil:

           - Was 60ft. long
           - 30ft. wide
           - It took 300 priest to move it. 
           - It was made from the richest of materials.
           - It was woven together with wonderful embroidered art, with lots of color. 
(Just a few details)

         But the beauty that could not be touched, was now torn to the beauty of Jesus.......and free for all who want to touch, feel, accept, become, and believe! 


     I hope this blesses you as it did me writing it.  Nothing new, and for sure pretty lame writing.  But I want to look upon the Holy One.  

"Remember, there is nothing greater than grace......"


Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Monday, April 16, 2012

Easter 2012

Savannah 6yrs
Spencer 5yrs
Selah 2yrs

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Selah Hope 23 months. I love her little ponytale:) She's growing up way too fast. She has personality plus but yet is pretty tiny for her age!
Spencer and Savannah are growing even fast, with Savannah just loosing both front teeth:) Spencer spends his days going to preschool and discovering new things around the house! Loves playing with Kristopher, our new babysitting boy.
Our church is doing well, with new people the last month and my Jr. Church gaining more kids. That part is quite the challenge but we will keep going!! Of course Nathan has a full plate with working full-time as well as do a Pastor's Job. We love it here in Loogootee, our life is simple and that's the way we like it!

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Spencer started preschool this week. He is loving it and already learning. He has the best preschool teacher ever. She is amazing.
Savannah is doing great in 1st grade with her teacher. She gets up every morning with her own alarm clock. I really want my kids to learn responsibility in that way. She is growing up so so fast:(
Miss Selah...:) She is my little spunky side kick. She has a streak about her the others didn't have. Mostly, I think it's that survival mode she's had to create to survive her older siblings! Besides spunky, she lights up my day with her shiny blonde hair and blue eyes with that sweetest smile.
We are doing well here in Loogootee, with our church doing good. We will be here 3years in November. It's hard to believe. We love our life here. We may not be growing leaps and bounds and there's plenty of hard times along the way trying to raise a family and pastor....and do it all at one time! But....faithfulness is key and we know if we are where God wants us to be, that's where life will be best:)
Nathan keeps plenty busy working 40+ hrs, pastoring, keeping the lawn mowed, vehicles maintained, being a Daddy and husband...and whatever else needs done! He does a good job at it.
The one thing I learned today: We as Mothers tend to look for ways to fulfill our need to contribute to society through 'doing this or that, etc' when we have the most important job on this earth! Being a Mother! It requires 24/7 involvement in their lives. Just pray I can be a good one.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Selah's 1st Birthday

Found this upstairs on Savannah's writing board one night......thought it was pretty neat. She wrote it all by herself.

~~The day Spencer turned 4~~ 2-13-11

Friday, December 3, 2010

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