So, I shared this on my Facebook wall and received an ugly response, and yes, the ugly response came from a man! Let me explain why I posted it in the first place. It wasn’t to bash the male population. It wasn’t to secretly convey that my husband needs to change, either. I shared the … Continue reading Dear Men (Did it make you mad?)
I was lying on the couch, my whole body shaking with uncontrollable tremors, I just kept praying the same prayer over and over. At one of the most alarming times of my life, I felt immobilized. But now after growing in the Lord, when alarming times come, I can rest in Him. As I’ve learned … Continue reading I Shall Not Be Shaken!
I got the guy, even after that “Scarlett letter” had been delivered. I would like to tell you that we lived happily ever after but (there is that dreaded word; if you missed it see The “Scarlett” Letter, part 1) that would be stretching the truth! The truth is “Happily-ever-after” was not the outcome for … Continue reading The “Scarlett” Letter, Part 2
On October 28, 1980, I received the letter. It was folded several times and pinned to the bulletin board hanging outside my dorm room. I quickly noticed it had been written at 3 in the morning because not only was the date scribbled down but also the time of writing. The writer actually jotted out … Continue reading The “Scarlett” Letter, Part 1
Working through Proverbs has produced a growing passion to live rightly in the teaching and execution of God’s Word. I see anew where I didn’t have victory in the past and what I long to achieve in the future. But there is also an agonizing aspect to the years that are lost and what wasn’t … Continue reading Proverbs 21: Never Underestimate the Power . . .
Have you shared an elevator with the undisciplined child? Or flown on a plane with said child? In my last post, I highlighted Proverbs 19:18 from the New Living Translation: “Discipline your children while there is hope. Otherwise you will ruin their lives.” Chapter 20 continues by shedding light on how one can ruin your … Continue reading Proverbs 20: Don’t Ruin their Lives
During the month of May while blogging through the book of Proverbs I found it necessary to take a break. I was given the opportunity to keep two of our foster grandchildren for several days. After the experience of hosting these little ones, I’ve developed a deeper passion and attentiveness to the astute instructions that … Continue reading Proverbs 19: And The Sonogram belongs to . . .