I sat at my kitchen table and opened my Bible to search for a specific passage. That was months ago. That same Bible has remained open on the kitchen table ever since. I remember hearing about families from decades ago who would have a Bible sitting on their coffee table, in full sight (in fact,… Continue reading The Open Bible
I was barely a young adult, just trying to figure out what in the world God had planned for my life. There were so many options! And me being me, I wanted to know all the answers--now! It was (and still is) so important to me to be living in God's purpose for my life.… Continue reading The Call Looked Different.
Dear single Christian: I know that you might be feeling ambivalent about this new year. Maybe there are many things you're looking forward to this year, or wonderful things that happened in 2021. But going into yet another new year as a solo person might not have crossed your mind. Maybe being single is not… Continue reading Singles: Thrive in 2022!
On this winding, unexpected, joyful, tumultous journey of life, I've realized that it simply isn't possible to do this journey alone. More importantly, it's crucial to closely examine those on the journey with you. Having the "right" people to run the race with you can make a difference in how far you can get ahead--as… Continue reading We Can’t Run Alone.
Have you ever heard the phrase "Be careful what you pray for?" I have. And it's something that I've been pondering and learning about firsthand! There are times in life which make us long for something else. There are all kinds of things we long for and pray for. A marriage partner. A baby (or… Continue reading Bracing for Answered Prayers!
"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.
Today we remember the 19th anniversary of 9/11/2001, a day when America was subjected to terrorist attacks. This tragedy changed the country in various ways. Many people still live with the void of lost loved ones due to the events of that day. I found this prayer to commemorate the day and all those affected,… Continue reading 9/11 and Current American Suffering.
By far, one of the most viewed posts on this site is "Simple Ways to Stick Close to God Throughout the Day." My spiritual life has changed a lot since those days. So, in this post, I'd like to add a few more tips that I hope might be helpful! Our hearts can easily be… Continue reading Simple Ways to Stick Close to God Throughout the Day–Part II!
Last year, I started a ministry for single Christian women. I saw that this is a large population, but it did not seem that there was much which focused on their unique needs. So far, there has been much success in creating deep friendships based on Christ and educating and encouraging women on their life… Continue reading Single Women’s Prayer Partner Ministry.
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