Despite Pandemic

It has been a long and difficult COVID pandemic season. A season that has affected a tremendous number of people across our globe. A season that has caused much grief and suffering. A season of fear and worry. A season that seems to have no end. And a season that may have tested your faith. … Continue reading Despite Pandemic

Spiritual Warfare: This Little Light of Mine

This painting, created by my friend Sharon Taylor, is an enlightening representation of the spiritual warfare that exists all around us. This is a graphic reminder that Satan is a very real enemy who purposefully seeks to destroy those committed to Christ. 1 Peter 5:8 says, Be sober-minded, be alert. Your adversary the devil is … Continue reading Spiritual Warfare: This Little Light of Mine

This is the Day

This is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 This is the day the Lord has made! God has blessed me with another day. Another day to feel the love of family. Another day to see the sunrise and sunset. Another day to smell the blooming … Continue reading This is the Day

The Struggle is Real

My two year old granddaughter loves to play in my makeup. She also knows she’s supposed to have permission. Yet there are times when that desire to have pretty lips is just more temptation than she can stand, and she will sneak out of my sight into my room to play with it. Her personal … Continue reading The Struggle is Real

Behold Your God

The worldwide pandemic known as COVID-19 has created an immense diversion from our normal, daily life. During the first few weeks, I felt overwhelmed by the challenges that were developing. As a middle school teacher, what began as a one week Spring Break soon became a closure of school for the remainder of the school … Continue reading Behold Your God

Peace in Troubled Times

In just a few weeks, COVID-19 has transformed from a subject of very little concern to many people in my area to something that is totally disrupting the lives of most if not all. There are so many things you may be dealing with personally that may be causing anxiety, but know that God can … Continue reading Peace in Troubled Times

Bold and Unstoppable

How bold are you in proclaiming your faith? Our cat has suddenly begun crying out boldly in the middle of the night with a squall that jars everyone awake from an otherwise uneventful night. This has become an almost nightly occurrence. I finally discovered this cry comes from our bathroom which amplifies the volume. Why … Continue reading Bold and Unstoppable

Transform

Happy New Year!! A time that we make resolutions to be healthier, more committed to relationships, more successful at our job. The list just goes on and on. But there is no greater resolution than to seek God and to allow Him to transform you, and there's no better time than today to start. Start … Continue reading Transform

No Longer Somewhere in the Middle

When tragedy strikes, one of three things happens with our faith. We tend to grow closer to God and our faith grows stronger; we turn from God blaming Him for allowing this and doubting His love and power; or we get caught somewhere in the middle. Honestly I have to admit that I was lost … Continue reading No Longer Somewhere in the Middle

This is Temporary

There is wonderful joy ahead, even though it is necessary for you to endure many trials for awhile. These trials are only to test your faith, to show that it is strong and pure. It is being tested as fire tests and purifies gold - and your faith is far more precious to a God … Continue reading This is Temporary