I’ve been immersed in hate today. I’ve been watching updates from this week’s bombing attacks in Brussels that killed 31 people and injured 270. I’ve listened to the sounds of children crying for their mamas in the dark aftermath. Reading the most hateful comments about a state I love—North Carolina. Reading reports of deadly […]
It’s Time to Pray! I’ve been holding onto this recorded video message for several weeks now, mostly because it’s an emotional message for me, as you will see if you watch the video. Although the events mentioned in the recording are from October, the message is all the more important today after the recent mass murders this week. “It’s Time to Pray” […]
You and I are in a battle and the stakes are high. Let’s face it: In today’s fast-paced society, we face overwhelming demands each day. There are health needs, educational needs and social needs. We also must take care of our homes, our marriages and relationships, and our health… and so much more. We also have an […]
Each individual Christian must help to care for the flock. Each of us has a gift or gifts from the Lord, and we should use what He has given up to help protect and perfect the flock. – Warren Weirsbe, The Weirsbe Bible Commentary NT (John 21) Shell-shocked. That’s how I’ve been feeling after a […]
You don’t have to look far to find great comeback stories in the Bible. It’s chock full of them! And right now, I’d love a little comeback story of my own. This promise given to the Israelite exiles at a time of despair encourages me. I’m sharing it with you here, just in case you are praying for a comeback, too…
How to find the Sweet Life? It’s so simple, we can miss it.
There comes a time when you have to put your feet into rushing waters and cross the Jordan to get to the place that God has prepared for you.
If anyone could throw a pity party these past few years, let me tell you, it’s been me. My family has been walking a hard road for some time now, and somewhere along the way I forgot one of the most valuable lessons that God ever taught me…
Are you a People Pleaser? I admit it—I am … but I’m going to stop. If that sounds somewhat selfish to you, I want you to know that at first, it did to me, too. Let me explain why I am giving it up …
I couldn’t help but smile. Here I was, a typical, proud mama with her well-behaved family on this beautiful holiday weekend. Until …And that’s when it happened.