When there are no answers left, no avenues to pursue, when all the advice runs out…Continue reading →
Did the world take notice that not even a pandemic stopped Easter Sunday from coming?
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Sending friend requests on social media is important to us. … In John 15:15, Jesus calls us “friends.” Our loving Savior offers us the most sacred friendship in all eternity.Continue reading →
Jesus said, “I will pray the Father, and He shall give you another Comforter, that He may abide with you forever.” ~John 14:16 KJV The phone rang as I walked through the door. My sister was calling to tell me Dad was very sick. As I ran to the car, I asked the Lord to be with me and my family. As I drove the eight miles to my parents’ house, I prayed. The ambulance and rescue squad were there … Continue reading →
I have been on a journey these last few months.
A journey within myself.Continue reading →
You shall teach them to your children. ~Deuteronomy 11:19 NKJV When I was young, my grandmother lived with us. In our small house, my sister and I shared a bedroom with her. She was a wonderful woman with a godly influence in our lives. One of my fondest memories was hearing her prayers every night. The sound of her talking to the Lord was comforting, and I never forgot those moments. Paul reminds Timothy of the godly influence of his … Continue reading →
Therefore thus says the Lord God, “Behold I lay in Zion a stone for a foundation, a tried stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; whoever believes will not act hastily.” ~Isaiah 38:16 NKJV Shifting sand, sinking ground, the Earth buckling and splitting open…. The world around us is constantly changing. It seems to be a state of flux. Where do we turn? Where do we go to find stability, assurance, and a firm foundation? No matter what is happening in … Continue reading →
Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from Him. ~Psalm 62:5 NIV Disappointment, sadness or displeasure because someone or something has failed to fulfill our hopes or expectations. That is disillusionment. We allow disillusionment to become a part of who we are by turning our eyes, our hopes, and our expectations, to the wrong place. Our focus becomes inward instead of upward to God and outward to others. Let’s look at someone in the Bible who … Continue reading →
That Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height— to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. ~Ephesians 3:17b-19 NKJV He loves me, he loves me not, he loves me, he loves me not… I remember plucking a daisy and pulling … Continue reading →
Blessed is the man who listens to me watching daily at my gates. ~Proverbs 8:34 NKJV The decorations are put away. The tree has been recycled. There are no more presents to open. I feel like I am a balloon that is losing air and slowly wilting away. The fun and laughter of sharing with family and friends is over and all is back to normal. But wait! What is “normal”? Take a minute to reflect on why we celebrated. … Continue reading →