Category: Ministry

6:38 am | | Comment 1

The obstacle is a path

What is the power or driving force of your life? Is it the presence of God or are you constantly buffeted by the winds of success, comfort, fear, or anxiety?

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Mixed Media artwork of a horse by Julie the Artist
9:46 pm | | Comment 1

Peace

When our circumstances remain the same and various obstacles appear insurmountable, can we still find the peace God promises?  Is it possible to experience peace even in the midst of

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12:51 pm | |

30 Days of Creative Practice

Happy Belated New Years! Sorry, this is my first post, but the struggle with depression has hindered my motivation to blog. Truth is that I’ve finally come to accept that

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12:31 pm | | Comment 1

Thanks for my enemies!

In line with the challenge to post daily something that we are thankful for in November, I chose today, my enemies. Yep, you read that right and I sincerely mean

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6:41 pm | | Comments 3

Why free of charge services?

I decided that I wanted to share why we don’t charge for any of the services provided by Beauty From Ashes™ Ministries, the non profit that I founded.  Why free

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1:55 pm | | Comment 1

Missionary Dating – Long Lasting Pain

One of the most tragic events we see happen today is when a believer has succumbed to the call of the world and returned back to the bondage from which

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5:51 pm | |

10 ways to love

We all long to be loved. There is a void in our lives that leaves a sense of emptiness, until it’s filled with genuine love. Genuine love is not likes, follows

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11:02 pm | | Comments 4

Inspire. Heal. Build.

Every morning, typically after my quiet time, I have these (what I think to be) brilliant ideas for blogs, things I think God has given me to inspire, heal, and

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Art, Horse & Jesus
11:05 pm | |

Art & Horse Camp 2018

For the past two weeks I’ve hosted Art and Horse Camp at our ranch, Eagle’s Landing (aka: Shematz Sanctuary) and I’m STILL SMILING! Art & Horse Camp 2018 full post(740

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12:01 pm | |

Burn, Baby, Burn

Fire is used to purify, cleanse, and sanitize. When we have a splinter, it’s common to use fire to purify the end of a needle before using it Burn, Baby, Burn

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