His beauty soothes my soul

Last night my 15-year-old asked me to look out the window at the sun shining through the rain that was falling.  It was light enough to capture the sunset in our backyard. It looked like glowing streamers from heaven. I could only capture the sound on the video below! Some things are too beautiful to…

Living Spirit Massage and Holistic Health “Encouraging Healthy Lifestyles”

Living Spirit Massage and Holistic Health “Encouraging Healthy Lifestyles” 3323-B S.Crater Road Petersburg, VA 23805 804-732-2570 http://www.livingspirit.abmp.com http://www.facebook.com/livingspiritmassage   Living Spirit Massage is owned by Charlene Belangia. Graduate of American Spirit Institute of Massage, National and State of Virginia (Board of Nursing) Certification, Certified Medical Massage Practitioner.  Degrees in Naturopathy, Herbal Health and Nutritional Counseling from Trinity School…

FREE TO DANCE AND SING!

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 2 Corinthians 3:17 Today in worship we heard a beautiful testimony from a man who struggled with addiction, suicidal tendencies, and childhood trauma.  He found freedom in Christ and was baptized today.  He wept.  He went into the…

Are you a Dixie cup?

Imagine your soul has the potential to choose the capacity of a Dixie cup or a Cistern, or better yet–THE GRAND CANYON! When you wake up and face the day do you open your heart to receive the amazing love of God by offering a Dixie Cup? This visual inspired me. I may feel that…

Warts and All…

Genesis 2:25 The man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed. God originally created a man and woman to become one flesh, totally open to each other physically, spiritually, and emotionally. In this perfect union no sin existed. Once sin came into the world, the enemy has perverted and twisted all things…

Pray for Power and Strength to know His Love for You

And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is. Ephesians 3:18 Some versions say “strength”.  And may you have the strength to understand God’s love for you. I love Jesus.  I know this verse.  The trouble this side of…

Cultivating love in our journey of crooked lines…..

“God writes straight with crooked lines”.  Wishing someone Godspeed to a new adventure, he shared this expression.  At first, I didn’t quite catch on, but told him I would certainly look up the expression to fully understand his new calling.  Upon looking at the phrase and pondering all he said, I realized the fullness of…

A Lavender Day

A planned self-care day turned into an adventure.  Hitting the road without breakfast we stopped off at a wonderful restaurant in Powhatan called The Four Seasons (3867 Old Buckingham Rd, Powhatan, VA 23139). We were able to experience the music of the cicadas as we sat outside on the porch.  The wind was blowing, and…