As I stood in front of the door of our new living quarters, I had Jamison on my hip, while holding Julian’s hand. Taking a deep breath and then blowing out the heaviness from my sorrow, I opened the door to my new life. In 2009, I unexpectedly had to move from Florida to the … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: God’s Provision and Protection During My Cancer Fight – by Jewel Taylor
I’m interrupting our regularly scheduled series of Faith-Filled Moms because my friend Shari passed away from cancer less than twenty-four hours after my first guest blog about Faith-Filled Moms and Fighting Cancer was posted. My friend had valiantly fought her sickness for years. She believed God was going to heal her. And so did I. We … Continue reading A Different Look at Death
I moved with my family from North to South Jersey in 2006 to start Crossbridge Community Church. For the first year or so, we held Bible Study in our home, allowing us to fellowship with the members, meet new people in the community, and tell them about the love of Jesus. I loved being a … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: Receiving God’s Help During My Cancer Fight – by Libby Barnish
When I first heard the oncologist say “Markisha, you have cancer” I went numb and escaped someplace else in my head. “We can start your treatment today.” Still not quite there, I responded, “No, Monday is better for me. I have the day off.” It was the week before the MLK holiday in 2013. His … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: Rediscovering God During My Cancer Fight – by Markisha Greene
I wish I could go back in time to warn my twenty-five-year-old self to get ready for the ride of her life. My autism journey started with infertility and unsuccessful IVF. I mistakenly believed it was my fault that I could no longer have children and that I was being punished for my sins and … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms – An Autism Story by Jeanine Robbins: Finding Purpose in the Pain
Donna Blake is my guest this week and I know you will be encouraged by her story. We also had a wonderful conversation about her son KJ and their journey leading up to his diagnosis on the Autism Disorder Spectrum, and beyond. You'll find that below as well - please enjoy and share with a … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms – An Autism Story by Donna Blake: A Strong Foundation
I remember when I wrote this...getting out of bed was difficult. I just wanted to sleep so I wouldn't have to think, wouldn't have to remember, wouldn't have to deal with life. I was living with a crushed spirit. Last week I talked about a spirit of heaviness and sadness that I was experiencing after … Continue reading When Life Gets Too Heavy
Have you ever wondered why God has you on a certain path? Do you find yourself questioning the direction of your life?
Finding myself on a dark and lonely road was a great reminder that no matter how bad things may look, God is always with me.
The path to purpose starts with the unique talents, gifts, abilities, and strengths that God has given us in different areas. But how do we know what we are supposed to do with them? How do we manage the potential that comes from the way we were created?