Have you ever turned on a faucet that hasn’t been on and working for a long time? When the water pressure in the pipes builds up enough to push through that faucet, stuff will start spewing out. Stuff – not clean water. Trust me: you don’t want to drink that yet! So what do you do?
We have come up against a culture that teaches you can have it all: you can go to church and feel good about yourself, listen to any music you want, hang out with anyone you want, put whatever you want in your body, and no one can tell you not to. You’ll be ok!
“Large crowds were traveling with Jesus, and turning to them He said: ‘If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, even their own life—such a person cannot be my disciple. And whoever does not carry their cross and follow me cannot be my disciple. Suppose… Continue reading A Sneaky Idolatry
One of the greatest joys in life is rediscovering something you didn’t know you had. I’ve done this many times since childhood, and I think it’s the reason that I got hooked on cleaning & organizing. Rummaging through boxes of old stuff is a treasure hunt. You may find things to give away and bless… Continue reading Clutter
By Katrina Mark 5:29 “…and she felt in her body that she was free from her suffering.” All day this line has been swimming through my head. In fact, I cannot stop thinking about this woman – this woman that reached a breaking point with her suffering. This woman who had had enough. This woman… Continue reading Free From Her Suffering
By Katrina “Therefore, since the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us be careful that none of you be found to have fallen short of it. For we also have had the good news proclaimed to us, just as they did; but the message they heard was of no value to them, because… Continue reading Try This!
Hey there, Stephanie here. As many of you know, I have been involved with VIP for about 2 years. What you may not know is that my life has been crazy this past year! My recent marriage in June brought about changes and new responsibilities. Zach and I bought a house and spent 3 months… Continue reading A Note from Stephanie
Do you know who has access to the internet? Everyone. Do you know who uses the internet? Everyone. Do you know how often everyone gets on the internet? All the time.
Fortunately for you, social media has thought up “The Way to Keep the Bad Guys at Bay:” Privacy. Oh, how they value your privacy (at least they claim to in the first 2 lines that will be all you read of the User Agreement before you click “I Accept”)! Your information won’t be shared with that many people…
by Katrina One of the perks of being a Lincoln, Nebraska resident is the monthly Goodwill 99 cent sale. That’s right – all clothing is only 99 cents! And, I will confess, bargain hunting is one of my favorite sports! If it really was an official sport, I bet that I would be in the… Continue reading Thrift Store Tips and Tricks