My brother has been gone for a year now. When I think about him, I always wonder what he is experiencing in his consciousness. I know his body has been laid to rest here on earth, but his soul is with the Lord. And as much as I miss him, I have never said that … Continue reading What I’ve Learned…A Year After Death
This month I am kicking off a tribute to mothers! Each week leading up to Mother's Day, I will be featuring a guest blogger to share a story of faith, and how each mother used their Playbook and believed the Word of God for their children's future, despite the challenges they faced. To kick us … Continue reading A Difficult Road to Peace
April marks the observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. I’ve invited Andrea Gadson to share this week, and she is a passionate advocate for sexual assault awareness and healing. In her book, Released: In Search of a King, Andrea shares a fictional story of healing for a survivor of sexual abuse. A companion workbook, Let … Continue reading It Can Happen to Anyone – Protecting Your Child in a Perverse and Depraved World
Have you ever met someone who claimed to be a Christian, but you found it very hard to believe that because of the way they spoke or behaved? Or maybe someone has thought that about you? I’m sure it’s happened to all of us at one time or another. There have been several times where … Continue reading Extreme Makeover: Spiritual Edition
Last week I shared about planting our seeds for the future, like a farmer plants seeds for an abundant harvest. You can find that blog here if you missed it. Prayer is one of those ways we can deposit seeds for a future harvest. This week, we are going to view our prayers as deposits … Continue reading The Best Investment For Your Future? Prayer
January is the usual time of year when people start planning and creating goals, making behavior and lifestyle adjustments to influence the change they want to see in their lives for the upcoming year. For many Believers, this month is a time of fasting, to deny ourselves of food, entertainment, and all those things we … Continue reading Those Dreams for Your Future? It’s Planting Time
My daughter and I love to complete the Brain Games at the back of my monthly Reader’s Digest magazine. I always look at the level of difficulty indicator before tackling each one. Sometimes a Difficult puzzle may be easy for me to complete, while one that’s labeled Medium may be harder, if not impossible for … Continue reading Degree of Difficulty for God? Zero
I recently read an article about couples, and one of the men that was interviewed stated the thing he loved most about his significant other was that she didn’t try to change him. WHAT? I paused after reading this. There was nothing about this man that she wanted to change? Wow, must be nice… After … Continue reading Mission Impossible? Accept My Family Just the Way They Are
Whether it’s due to the death of a loved one, illness, quarantine, travel restrictions, or gathering restrictions, Christmas will look different this year for many of us. Black Friday and the weeks after would usually bring the hustle and bustle of shopping for Christmas presents, attending Christmas parties, and participating in events to bless those … Continue reading What Exactly Are You Celebrating? What is Christmas Really About?
Faith. If you haven’t figured it out yet, this concept is actually the foundation of this entire ministry and blog. Most of the stories I write about are rooted in faith – believing God for things that have not yet happened. Last night I started watching a series called Crazy Faith by Michael Todd. He … Continue reading Why Should I Hope? What Exactly is it Anyway?