Mound Visits, 3/31/20

No set of circumstances can isolate us from God’s love. “Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there. If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if […]

Mound Visits, 3/30/20

These are times such as most haven’t seen before. There are days when I feel peace, knowing that God is in complete control. There are other days that bring confusion, and I must admit, a little anxiety. Confessing to God that you feel anxious doesn’t cause Him to turn His back to you or judge […]

Mound Visits, 3/26/20

The leaders criticized Jesus because He healed on the Sabbath. “In his defense Jesus said to them, ‘My Father is always at his work to this very day, and I too am working.’” ‭‭(John‬ ‭5:17‬) God is working on our behalf. God will meet you where you are in order to take you where He […]

Mound Visits, 3/25/20

These past few weeks have revealed much about the character of many people…some good, some bad. We’ve seen many acts of kindness and we’ve seen others act in selfishness. We’ve seen courage and we’ve seen fear. We’ve seen caution and we’ve seen recklessness. How do we want to be remembered when the going gets tough? […]

Mound Visits, 3/24/20

“Where fear is present, wisdom cannot be.” (Unknown) “My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and […]

Mound Visits, 3/23/20

I hear many people saying that they are spending more time with family and with God since working from home, or since their lives have slowed down. Many people won’t understand this increased peace and joy that you have during the pandemic. Don’t worry about what other people think of you. Instead, be thankful that […]

Mound Visits, 3/21/20

Earlier this week, I tweeted this quote from Mark Batterson: “If you do little things like they’re big things, God can help the little things become big things.” Nothing you say or do is small to God. He can take the small things you do, in excellence, and make them significant in your life or […]

Mound Visits, 3/20/20

It’s important that we accept each day as it comes to us. Today will bring challenges, but also blessings. It’s very good to acknowledge that God is with you during your trials. And, it’s also very good to acknowledge the blessings and to give thanks to Him. “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow […]

Mound Visits, 3/19/20

Author Sarah Young describes our minds as being somewhat like a seesaw. As our trust in God goes up, fear and worry automatically go down. She’s right, time spent with God in His Word and in prayer increases our trust and wisdom. It also helps us discern what is important and what is not. “Your […]