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Do I Belong?

I'd like to introduce you to Newkirk, or as I call him "Newbie". A couple weeks ago Newbie showed up at our door. He was literally starving to death. He was skin and bones, his eyes were sunken. He was in very rough shape.   Beyond his condition what caught our attention was that he was determined to adopt us. He [...]

By |November 16th, 2018|Categories: Thoughts from Ruth|Tags: , , , |0 Comments


Have you ever had one of those days when life seems confusing? As I sit here, I realize that there is often a vast difference between receiving wisdom and feeling wise. Often we pray for wisdom and feel none the wiser after we've prayed. In fact, sometimes we can feel even more confused! I love how the verse in James [...]

By |October 17th, 2018|Categories: Thoughts from Ruth|0 Comments

Every Thought…Impacts Focus

Every thought that Jesus has, every decision that He makes is righteous in every detail. His focus is always perfect. When I was running, I would never take anything with me that was not needed. Trying to run with extra weight could slow me down, wear me out and potentially hold me back from completing the race. I was reminded [...]

By |August 27th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments


In 6thgrade, I had a teacher named Mr. Dillard. He was a challenging teacher, but he knew how to stretch us beyond where we thought we could go. One device he utilized was a machine to help with reading comprehension. I can still see the big bulky machine in the back of the room. You would insert some type of [...]

By |August 8th, 2018|Categories: Thoughts from Ruth, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Just Enough or More than Enough?

Intercessors are vital to our lives and our walk with God.  We hear stories of generations, who went before us and prayed for those yet to come.  God is not contained by time, and neither are our prayers. James 5:16 tells us that the prayers of a righteous person are powerful and effective, scripture never puts an expiration date on [...]

By |May 20th, 2018|Categories: Thoughts from Ruth|Tags: |0 Comments