Rooted and Bearing Fruit

This month's Recalibrate Life's read is Your Sacred Yes by Susie Larson. After reading just the first two chapters in I was convicted. Larson asks some very important questions about what we are saying yes to in life. As well as, leading her readers to find our reasons for saying yes. She asks if our [...]

Cultivate Gratitude in Life

When we are little our parents are frequently reminding us to say thank you, whether it is for the lollipop given by a friendly cashier, or a birthday gift from grandma and grandpa, they encourage us to remember our manners. Having a grateful spirit doesn't come naturally, it seems so much easier to grumble and [...]

Illustrations of Grace: The Lost Son or The Prodigal Son

The Father's love is so inviting, generous, forgiving, and comforting. Forgiveness can be very difficult when you feel taken advantage of, it is much easier to want to take revenge and have an "I'll show them" attitude. But this is not so with our Heavenly Father. Luke 15 ends with the Parable of the prodigal [...]

Illustrations of Grace: The Lost Coin

The parable of the lost coin is found in Luke 15:8-10. Jesus tells this parable to illustrate another facet of God's grace. Jesus explains that a woman loses a coin in her home. You may think it must be very valuable to matter so much. And it was to her. I remember,  a few years [...]