Are You In a Battle?

   The Battle is the Lord’s! “They were helped in fighting them, and God handed the Hagrites and all their allies over to them, because they cried out to him during the battle. He answered […]

Looking For Peace

These are interesting times we live in, aren’t they? Although nothing is new under the sun (Ecclesiastes 1:9), we are experiencing something unusual with the spread of the Coronavirus. Life as we know it has […]

With a Little Help From My Friends

“Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ.”   Gal. 6:2 It is interesting that Jesus trained his disciples to think of themselves as a community, not as individuals trying to […]

Beyond!!

As it says in Ephesians 3:20, God really is,  “…able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think…” God continually goes beyond my expectations.  I saw this once again as my husband Brian […]

Don’t Quit!

Don’t Quit. There are no guarantees or perfect formulas in life and relationships! Every living and breathing person knows this.  It’s a mistake to believe that Christians and Christian families are “safe.”  Christians can be […]

What Goes In, Eventually Comes Out.

“Jesus, Jesus, Sweetest Name I Know.” In the last year of my sister’s life, at times (because of a long-term illness) when she hovered between life and death, she would often say, “Jesus, Jesus, Sweetest […]

Disappointment

Disappointment – What a dramatic word. According to the dictionary disappointment is, “sadness or displeasure caused by the nonfulfillment of one’s hopes or expectations.” All of us have encountered it, felt its pain and some […]

What Can You Do that No One Else Can?

“And since we have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us each exercise them accordingly.”  Romans 12:6 I heard a pastor say once that there are two questions we should […]

Rest

So I’ve been in a season of rest…  Jesus’ invitation to the disciples is also extended to us when He says in Mark 6:31, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get […]

Diane

How can one make a difference? Opportunities abound. However, all of us will agree that our desire to make a difference and our availability to do so don’t always match. It is easy to become […]