Love Keeps No Record of Wrongs

  Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else. I Thessalonians 5:15   One of Paul’s descriptions of love is not keeping a record of wrongs. (I Corinthians 13:6) I would need a volume of books to record all the times […]

The So Whats of Life

Today on our Abiding Space blog I want to talk about the so what’s of life.. What I mean by this is the effect of discouragement when circumstances pile up in such a way that we feel helpless to effect change. Let me give you some examples: So what if… I decide not to make the […]

Blessings and Curses

Good morning Drawing Near to God community! As I write this blog, I am reflecting on how much we need Jesus; specifically as our Peace. Isaiah writes that He is our wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Prince of Peace. He is that and so much more. His name is laden with rich meaning: He is our […]

A Gospel of Power

  I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes… Romans 1:16     According to Webster’s dictionary, the word “power” has the following synonyms: authority, jurisdiction, control, command, dominion. The gospel is the power of God for salvation and it has authority, […]

My Big Fat Greek Wedding

In case some of you are unaware, I am of Greek descent. Have any of you seen the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding? If you haven’t its a must see. I have watched it over and over with my family and we laugh every time because it’s us! My husband likes to say I […]

Is Your Heart Hardened?

The past few days I have been talking to God about my heart. I was impatient with my husband, irritated with a project I needed to complete, and angry that the pandemic just won’t go away! It was a full on pile up of emotions mixed with a sense of frustration. Makes me think of […]

Seeking God

    You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.    Jeremiah 29:13       Throughout the Scriptures, we learn that if we seek God, we will find Him; if we draw near to Him, He will draw near to us. (Jeremiah 29:13, James 4:8) For years […]

Seek His Kingdom First

Good morning and welcome to Abiding Space blog. Some of you may have discovered us inadvertently but I am glad you are here. Every week we discuss ways to make space for God to help us from being overwhelmed with life. As women we are busy multi-taskers, some of us raising children. balancing work and […]

Brotherly Love

Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves.  Romans 12:9-10  Unconditional love, agape love, must be the basis for all that we  do.  Paul exhorts Christians in the 1st century church, and likewise today,  to be sincere […]

Hindsite 2020 Video Blog

As we have been sheltering in place, I have heard comments that range from “ I am struggling with home schooling, I need a break” to “ I am lonely and feeling isolated.” We can all agree that the pandemic has impacted each of in different ways. Many have lost their jobs and their sense […]