I tend to have strong preferences about certain things. Those who know me might disagree, as there are certain areas where I can be pretty flexible. It doesn't take much for me to be content. However, there are a few areas of my life in which I have quite strong preferences. I was bringing one… Continue reading Open Hands
"I'm not a good candidate to carry this cross." I told God one day. It just didn't make sense anymore. I was thinking that maybe the good Lord could have allowed someone who really wanted to be single to shoulder this burden. There's simply nothing about me or my background that would make me a… Continue reading I’m Not Suited for This Cross.
"Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us, to Him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen." Ephesians 3:20-21 Recently I experienced the above verse in reality. It came alive… Continue reading An Ephesians 3:20 Answer.
When I was a little girl, I imagined being a mother in the biological sense. Back then, being a mother meant getting pregnant, giving birth, and raising that little human to adulthood. That is the type of motherhood which most of us envision when speaking of motherhood. However, there is another form of motherhood which… Continue reading Embracing Spiritual Motherhood
"See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know Him. Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been… Continue reading Who Are You?
In life, it is crucial to wait for the whole story. How many times in relationships do we only see the smallest portion of the story? Many relationships have ended because one person failed to ask questions and assumed the worst. Other relationships have been tarnished and filled with animosity because one person knew a… Continue reading Waiting for the Whole Story.
"Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect."--Matthew 5:48 Parenting is a topic often on my mind. It's a huge responsibility, greater than anyone could ever imagine. The spiritual, physical, intellectual and emotional health of a precious human being is at stake! When I reflect about becoming a parent someday, I'm filled with great… Continue reading Parenting and Our Good, Good Father.
"Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality. Bless… Continue reading The Word on Wednesday-Love, Zeal, and Joy.
America doesn't have a great track record when it comes to choosing life. Such a powerful nation has abused its power and made evil choices which led to, and still leads to, the death of many. This country was built on the backs of slaves who were torn from their countries and families, and still… Continue reading America, It’s Time to Choose Life.
"May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." Romans 15:13 Having hope isn't always an easy task. It's in the situations when we really need hope that it's easiest to lose it!… Continue reading Holding On To Hope.