My hair is a matted, unkept mess and peering into the mirror is not for the faint of heart! I am trying to remember the last time I had a shower, or even a bath! I am beginning to feel like the lame man at the pool of Bethesda (John 5). Maybe a little exaggeration … Continue reading The Pool of Bethesda
This past March, I wrote 3 blog posts concerning my nephew, Dylan’s journey with Leukemia ~ Transplants & TransformationNew LifeIS ABLE So many of you have followed and most importantly, PRAYED for God to heal his body. And we have marveled as God answered our prayers according to our heart’s desire. June 14th, Dylan completed … Continue reading Prayer IS Everything!
After being abducted and taken captive to a foreign land, and spending many years in exile, this man is delivered a vital report concerning the condition of his homeland. Through a visit from a brother and some fellow countrymen, Nehemiah is given a dismal depiction of Jerusalem. A city disgraced without a wall nor gates … Continue reading Reports from the Homeland
I have often wondered what it would have been like to watch Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego as they were thrown into the fiery furnace. They were engulfed in flames but not touched. Not a hair on their heads was singed and they didn’t even smell of smoke. The witnesses observed that “the fire had not … Continue reading A Facebook Post by Vaneetha!
Yesterday, a friend offered me a yummy looking chocolate chip cookie. Declining the treat, I preceded to share that unfortunately, I was observing a “no dairy, no sugar” fast for the month of March and leading up to Easter (April 17, 2022). So naturally, she asked the reason behind it all. I shared my love … Continue reading FODMAP Diet Plan (Day 14)
Day 2: Walking through another “no dairy, no sugar” fast means spending time in God’s Word with a heart of prayer while leaning hard on the One Who is Able! In the 1980’s, a song by Christine Wyrtzen ministered to my heart like none other. It is called, “The Fire.” I've been through a fire that … Continue reading The Fire (Day 2)
Day 1: Walking through another “no dairy, no sugar” fast means spending time in God’s Word with a heart of prayer. My nephew (my brother’s son) is starting 5 days of a chemo that secretes through the skin and requires 3 showers a day and bed sheets changed daily to try and prevent skin rashes, … Continue reading Day by Day, Step by Step, Moment by Moment (Day 1)
So much of our transitory life is lived in limbo, isn’t it?! Like when you are waiting nine months for a baby to be born and not to mention twenty-seven hours of labor to meet that new baby, like my youngest daughter just pulled off; and quite amazingly I might add! And almost as bad, … Continue reading His Desire for Me
My devotional book has taken me on a journey with the recent entries emphasizing suffering. Suffering is a subject we like to avoid. But as Christ-followers, living in a broken world, it is inevitable. The question is, what will we do with our suffering? How will we handle it? The Apostle Paul wrote under the … Continue reading To Suffer without Discouragement