Posts from 2021

Would Jesus be “Cancelled” in 2021?

Say the wrong thing on social media, and Zap! You’re cancelled. Make a mistake or do something unpopular, and Boom! You’re cancelled. Talk about cancel culture:  Bob Baffert–trainer of Kentucky Derby winner, Medina Spirit–claims that he and the horse are the latest victims of our cancel culture. (The horse, who failed his drug test following the famous race, refused to comment.) What is cancel culture, anyway? Wikipedia says it’s an online or offline form of “ostracism in which someone is…

4 Ways to Help You Praise God

Praising God sounds like a mind-blowing task.  And it is.  God is so powerful.  He’s so beautiful.  He’s the source of everything good and wonderful in existence. But He wants us, His lowly children to praise Him.  Isn’t that amazing?  God wants to hear from us.  It makes sense.  When you’re away from those you love, don’t you want to stay in touch? But how do we praise a holy God? Without trying to simplify something so…heavy, so important, I’m…

Fighting for the Mind–5 Ideas for Peace

I’ve often heard it said that women have spaghetti brains.  It’s no wonder.  We’re definitely multi-managers. We nurse babies, wrangle toddlers, manage businesses, sweep homes.  We handle accounts, engineer rockets, take math tests, and make it home by curfew. It’s understandable that our minds are all over the place.  But whether you consider yourself a Mary or a Martha (Luke 10:38-42,) you can find peace of mind. 5 Ideas for Peace:  Take your troubles to God.  The Bible has tons…

What’s your Word of the Year?

Hi Everyone!  Welcome to our first blog post of 2021!  I am excited because I believe God is going to do great things with our Central Valley Ladies–whether we’re in person or not. First, have you been hearing chatter here and there about a ‘word of the year?’ As a writer, that sounds like a crazy-fun idea! What’s a ‘Word of the Year?’ you may ask…From my understanding, it’s a word to attach to our life goals, spiritual goals, goals in…