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…]

Unexpected Blessings

Next on my list of posts is an explanation of the new title. In the last year or so of my life, a lot of unexpected events have splashed in front of me. The word, ‘unexpected’ to me means unplanned and spontaneous.  We never know what life will throw at us, but if we look … [Read more…]