The Christian Perfectionist

Written By Yvonne P. I could feel the hot coffee glide down my throat as I powered on the computer. My fingers tingled with the anticipation of writing something new and exciting for my readers. This is going to be a good one, I thought as a knowing smile stretched across my face.   But when the blank word document popped up on the screen, I blankly stared back. … Continue reading The Christian Perfectionist

The Christian Procrastinator

By Yvonne Patock Honestly, I can’t imagine living in a world without technology. The electricity that helps me move from one room to another without stabbing my little toe against the corner of some furniture. The Wi-Fi that has proved useful during an unprecedented pandemic; making video calls between family and friends possible. Or the devices that allow us to work from anywhere these days … Continue reading The Christian Procrastinator

Judges Series Part 5: Learning From Samson’s Mistakes

Written By Yvonne P.What first comes to mind when you hear the name, Samson? For most of us, his name is synonymous to the word, strength. I’m talking, Carry the Gates of Gaza and Its Two Posts on The Shoulders, type of strong. It says in Judges 16:3, that he carried them on his shoulders to the very top of a mountain opposite Hebron. He … Continue reading Judges Series Part 5: Learning From Samson’s Mistakes

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Judges Series Part 4: When It Doesn’t Make Any Sense

Written By Yvonne P I was talking to a friend on the phone the other day and we generally just talked about life. I remember mentioning how life feels like a mystery movie filled with plot twists, stakes and conflicts now and then. Does anybody else feel that way?Gideon must have felt this way when he was trying to thresh his wheat in a winepress. … Continue reading Judges Series Part 4: When It Doesn’t Make Any Sense

How To Interact With The New WordPress Features

Written By Yvonne P. Can’t remember the last time I wrote a “How- To” post but today, it’s finally happening. Over the years of using WordPress, I’ve noticed that it becomes more interactive and fun to use. Just recently, I noticed some new features that I can use, and I, for one love them. From being able to add a YouTube and Instagram link to … Continue reading How To Interact With The New WordPress Features

Series Part 3 on Judges: Sin Always Grows

Written by Yvonne P. I remember the first time I read the verse Galatians 5:9 when I was younger.   Galatians 5:9: A little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough  I kept wondering why Paul all of a sudden started talking about leaven. Plus, what did leaven have to do with anything?   A few years later and a little closer to earning those grey hairs, I … Continue reading Series Part 3 on Judges: Sin Always Grows

Series Part 2 on Judges: God Can Use Anybody

Written By Yvonne P. When you learn that God wants to use someone to accomplish something here on earth, what first comes to mind? Probably an extremely good-looking person with an incredible ability to draw a crowd. A highly intelligent person with all the necessary resources to boot. In short, someone that has everything going for him or her. Yet, God doesn’t necessarily work that … Continue reading Series Part 2 on Judges: God Can Use Anybody

Series part 1: What I learned From Reading the Book of Judges

God’s Promises Written By Yvonne. P I read the book of Judges a couple months ago but needed some time to process the entire book. It’s not an easy book to read, with everything that goes on between its pages. It provokes emotion and raises up questions in both Christians and non-Christians alike. I can’t promise that this post will answer all the questions. I … Continue reading Series part 1: What I learned From Reading the Book of Judges

Encouraging Verses for Difficult Times

Written By Yvonne P. Psalm 4:8 In peace I will both lie down and sleep,For You alone, O Lord, make me to dwell in safety. Jeremiah 31:3 The Lord appeared to him from afar, saying,“I have loved you with an everlasting love;Therefore I have drawn you with loving kindness Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. Deuteronomy 31:8 The Lord is the one who goes ahead of you; He will be with you. He … Continue reading Encouraging Verses for Difficult Times

How To Make Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Written By Yvonne P. I love everything and anything made with oatmeal, or just oatmeal in general. I don’t just love it for how healthy and nutritious it is, but for how you can play around with it.   For example, for the longest time I was obsessed with plain Oatmeal topped with Banana slices. Now, however; I’m obsessed with overnight chocolate/apple oatmeal and oatmeal cookies. … Continue reading How To Make Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies