Author Archives: Lisa Tompkins

About Lisa Tompkins

Like my blog name suggests- I’m striving to be fully alive. Our Messiah Yahshua (Jesus) came so we could “have life and have it in abundance.” There’s so much to see, learn and experience in this blessed life! John 10:10- “A thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I have come so that they may have life and have it in abundance.” (Yahshua/Jesus)

dinner at the cemetery and thoughts on death and what we leave behind…

Sometimes I visit our local cemetery to think and reflect…no funeral….no genealogy research… no other reason except for putting things into perspective I suppose. I knew more than a few of those laid to rest here. My grandparents, uncles, a … Continue reading

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Cultivate Peace

James 3:13-18- 13 ¶ Who among you is wise and understanding? By his good conduct he should show that his works are done in the gentleness that comes from wisdom. 14 But if you have bitter envy and selfish ambition … Continue reading

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Did you know you might be invisible?

What if I told you that much of what you’ve done for someone will be forgotten? Would you still do those things? Even if that person erases your presence from that period of time in their lives? Suddenly you understand … Continue reading

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What if we all read the following daily?

What if we all read the following daily? In these over-stimulated-with-information-digitally polluted times, we need biblical refreshments like these below. I Corinthians 13-  1 ¶ If I speak human or angelic tongues but do not have love, I am a … Continue reading

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An invitation and challenge to wade out a little deeper…

I’m inviting those that will to wade out or maybe even dive into deeper waters. To have a fresh look and unbiased perspective of God’s word. Continue reading

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Is anyone really listening?

This one will seem a bit mysterious. But only to those of you who either don’t know me or are only here to lurk. This thing… it took my breath away. Left me picking up the “pieces” and sorting through … Continue reading

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Thoughts on thoughts etc…

The overwhelming thought I’ve chewed on lately is of how we far too often complicate our lives with overthinking, regrets, “shoulds,” comparisons, and “what ifs.” (Oh the irony) I’ll let you overthink that last line for a second… Another thought- … Continue reading

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