Kindness is still Necessary

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Galatians 6:10 KJV, “As we therefore have opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto those who are of the household of faith. The amplified version puts it this way, “So then, while we [as individual believers] have the opportunity, let us do good to all people [not only being helpful, but alsoRead more

Prayerful Parenting – Day 7

1 Timothy 4:12 ‘Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith and your purity.’ This scripture draws my mind to the story of David when he was a youth. God spoke toRead more

Is this what prayer has become?

I heard it described once that telling someone you will pray for them is a simple gesture of kindness, sort of an acknowledgement, as if to tell another they aren’t alone – a pat on the back of sorts. To that individual I hold no thoughts of judgement, only heartache and wonder – is thatRead more

Jesus’ Love makes Him our Ultimate Valentine

Like it, love it, hate it, loathe it, Valentine’s Day is upon us. Today, we celebrate a made up day to focus on the anything but made up beauty of love.  Some spend this day alone. Others, give or receive flowers, candies, gifts, expensive dinners, etc. If you’re like me you can skip all ofRead more

Ocean of uncertainty

This January air has me longing for summer, and reminiscent of a recent family vacation – a week spent laying on the hot HOT sand of a North Carolina beach. Memories carry me back to that wonderful, relaxing place with hot temperatures and a gorgeous lazy beach where we spent hours upon hours building sandRead more

Waiting still

Read: 1 Samuel 13 As a parent, my husband and I frequently tell our children to wait. Wait to cross the road. Wait, that food is hot. Wait – his fingers are in the door! Wait, homework comes first. Wait for that snack, dinner is almost ready. Wait…just wait, lots of waiting but very goodRead more

Prayer for today

Ever felt like you don’t know what to pray?  I heard a wise person once say that it is in the moments when we don’t know what to pray that we must understand that God has provided us with an entire book of words that can be prayed back to Him. His word provides lightRead more

The necessity of Light

Light and darkness – Imagine with me for a moment if you will? Close your eyes and allow your mind to take you to a hallway inside of your home. It’s dark, (middle of the night dark) there are no lights on to guide so you stand determined to proceed forward in caution stretching oneRead more

Our most effective defense against the enemy’s attack?… Digging into the Word of God and discovering the power that His Holy Spirit residing within us gives. EVERY promise in the book is ours…Choose Him. Read more

The Beauty of the Thorn

Reading: 2 Corinthians 12 1-10 We have two rose bushes planted in the landscape around our home. They are stunning and fragrant, I enjoy gazing upon them when they are in full bloom, but I must admit that I dread getting them to that point. Getting them to that beautiful bloom requires working in theRead more