“Being a good nurse means leaving one patient’s room with tears in your eyes and greeting the patient in the next room with a smile on your face.” …Continue reading →
Have you ever traveled to Israel? If so, you know what happens if you land there on a Saturday. Stores are closed, and hotels run a skeleton crew. Lavish buffets are set up for guests but without wait staff. Our tour group had been advised this inconvenience would happen, so we expected it. However, the real surprise was that Jews, unlike Christians, still honor and keep their Sabbath day for a full twenty-four hours. Instead of working, they go to … Continue reading →
As my fingers steadily drummed the steering wheel, thoughts of being late to my appointment ran through my mind. Would they tell me I needed to make another appointment…Continue reading →
Billy was faithful to care for Mary, considering it a blessing to be her caregiver. As her illness progressively worsened…Continue reading →
Welcome, friends, to August. This month we’ll be delving into PEACE–but not the kind the world has to offer. As I write this, there is still rioting, looting, burning down cities, and murders happening in major cities across America. Everyone is seeking an end to this lawlessness and devastation to our culture, but there appears to be no easy answer. But God has the answer. God’s peace is something completely different–in fact, it’s out-of-this-world! This week we’ll explore scripture in-depth … Continue reading →
This week’s study is concentrating on goodness. Thank you for joining me, as we explore God’s word. I pray it will be a blessing to you. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Galatians 5:22-23a CSB What is goodness? We know it is a fruit of the Spirit. But what does it look like? We see goodness in the nurse who, in the midst of her busy schedule, risks losing … Continue reading →
Only God knows the eternal consequences of my great-grandmother’s kind act….Continue reading →
Welcome to July! This month we will study the second Fruit of the Spirit–JOY. Where does JOY originate? Deep in our salvation, placed there by our Savior the moment we say YES to Jesus. JOY is a fruit that grows out of the trials in our lives–quite a paradox that this spiritual fruit is a product of hardship and suffering. This week we will mine out these precious diamonds and rejoice in this priceless gift from God. Click here to … Continue reading →
This month we are focusing on LOVE, the first fruit of the Spirit. We have studied how we show God’s love to others through intercessory prayer and Christian service. This week we’ll look at how God’s love grows inside our spirits and produces fruit for God’s kingdom. Join me as we study how to abide in the vine. Click to Read: John 15: 1-8 NKJV. Click to Read: Memory Verse: “‘By this My Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit; so you will be My … Continue reading →
We were singing loudly, the evidence of joy shining on our faces.
Joy is a fruit of the Holy Spirit, which He gives to believers.