UB of the Week

This Scripture popped up in my daily devotion and it brought great joy and comfort: Psalm 34 (NLT) 1 “I will praise the Lord at all times.I will constantly speak his praises.2 I will boast only in the Lord;let all who are helpless take heart.3 Come, let us tell of the Lord’s greatness;let us exalt … [Read more…]

UB of the Week

This week’s UB came on Sunday morning. I work on Sunday morning and part of that is having conversations with people, it’s great! I was simply following up with someone who I had helped in the past and I sat and listened to what was going on in her life. It was a great reminder … [Read more…]

UB of the Week

It’s been awhile since I have posted an unexpected blessing of the week and I wanted to get back into that weekly routine. For this week, my unexpected blessing was reconnecting with a fellow woman in ministry and beginning conversations about partnering and supporting all women (leaders, spouses, lay people, etc…) in ministry. I am … [Read more…]

UB of the week: Missed Opportunity

I was checking out at the grocery store and had an unusually chatty clerk helping me. It was odd because grocery store employees are usually courteous, but rarely talkative. Now isn’t it strange that I was a little uncomfortable? He was just trying to make conversation! I think it just caught me off guard. Anyway, … [Read more…]

UB of the Week

“I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will overflow with confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.” (Romans 15:13) This is the verse that showed up in my email devotion yesterday morning. I love when a song … [Read more…]

UB of the Week

I have been delinquent in the discipline of Bible reading and devotions. I know we all struggle with it, but I wish I didn’t so much. Even with technology today, I have devotions and reminders right on my smart phone! But the unexpected blessing comes from the fact that God still brought me His Word … [Read more…]

UB of the Week

It was really tough this past week as I felt some nostalgia for our previous home state around the holiday weekend. Moving away from family and friends is tough, which makes me even more thankful for the technology to keep in touch.However, on the upside, we found a new living situation and although things will … [Read more…]

UB of the week

I shortened the title, catchy, right? The unexpected blessing that I experienced this week came as my head was lowered and my heart was focused in prayer for all of those in the path of Hurricane Issac. As I said in a previous post, Hurricane Katrina had a significant impact on me and still stirs … [Read more…]