Part of my spiritual resolution is to have a daily devotional–1 hour with God, in whatever form that means. Prayer, scripture study, meditation, personal journaling, scripture journaling. When I take this time, I feel an increase in confidence and spiritual power. Life still happens, but it becomes one of empowerment, peace, and gratitude. Join me!
Prayer can heal.The dialogue between your soul and God is essential.
Your calling is where your deepest joy and world’s greatest need intersect — Rich Mullins
Fasting works. Prayer works. God is real. There is light . . .
The Stay family tragedy has hit way too close to home. The family lived not more than 15 minutes away from us and we have several friends who are intimately involved with the family. We knew the grandmother and the hurt and shock of what has transpired has left all of us feeling a bitContinue reading “Angels surround”
How to kick that lonely feeling Between email, Facebook, and everything else, we live in a world that can seem crowded. But even with so much going on, do you ever feel a little lonely? I’m here to tell you: you are not alone. . . . what matters most in friendship is feeling understoodContinue reading “How to kick th…”
Will we respond with love when an opportunity is before us to make a visit or a phone call, write a note, or spend a day meeting the needs of someone else? Or will we be like the young man who attested to following all of God’s commandments: “All these things have I kept fromContinue reading “Responding to the call”
We are surrounded by those in need of our attention, our encouragement, our support, our comfort, our kindness—be they family members, friends, acquaintances, or strangers. We are the Lord’s hands here upon the earth, with the mandate to serve and to lift His children. He is dependent upon each of us. … “‘… Inasmuch asContinue reading “We are surround…”
“So here we have the burden of those called to bear the messianic message. In addition to teaching, encouraging, and cheering people on (that is the pleasant part of discipleship), from time to time these same messengers are called upon to worry, to warn, and sometimes just to weep (that is the painful part ofContinue reading ““So here we hav…”
An honest and poignant account of one man’s forgiveness: the how as well as the why.