Being Content With God

“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want” (Psalm 23:1).  I knew it was true but I didn’t feel that way.  I still wanted.  I still wanted certain ‘things’ to be and other ‘things’ […]

Empowered Families

I am a mother of 4 with 1 on the way. I love children. They are my gifts that God has entrusted to me. I like to think that I parent very intentionally and that […]

God’s Encouraging Word

As Christians there are certain core beliefs we have, such as Christ’s sacrifice for us on the cross, His resurrection, and salvation by faith in Him.  These truths are wonderfully encouraging but there are other […]

The Big Picture!

Recently I was having a heart-to-heart conversation with God expressing how I did not understand why things have to happen. There are times I honestly just don’t get it! A few days later I came […]

Carried

A couple weeks ago I read and article called “Letting Go” about a man who was about to have heart surgery.  Though he was a committed Christian, the idea of open-heart surgery overwhelmed him with […]

Vineyard’s 24/7 Week of Prayer

“The heavens tell of the glory of God. Day after day they continue to speak; night after night they make him known. They speak without a sound or a word; their voice is silent in […]

The Amazing Power Available to Us

The other day I heard an inspiring quote by Lisa Terkeurst of Proverbs 31 Ministries.  Since I was driving I couldn’t write it down, but it went something like this: “We need to remember that […]

A Mother’s Journey

Years ago our family went on a vacation that required us to drive an entire day. Our children were elementary school ages and we knew this would be challenging for them. I had this idea […]

The Kingdom Isn’t Just for “Someday”

Twenty three years ago I was told I had a medical condition that I would always have.  I didn’t know God then but even after I did know Him I believed that physical healing (for […]

Never Give Up!

If you think that this post is about discouragement, you are half right.  Let me tell you why. Years ago, I became friends with a woman that lived down the street from my house.  Her […]