A Hope of Rescue!

You can never fully express with words the pain of one’s suffering, for the one suffering as well as those watching. God’s gifts, yes, even the gift of suffering, serve a purpose in our becoming Christ-like (Romans 8:29, 1 Peter 1:6-16). Jesus learned obedience through the things He suffered (Hebrews 5:8), Job learned how to … Continue reading A Hope of Rescue!

“Cry Out” Challenge, Day 7

But when the people of Israel cried out to the Lord for help, the Lord AGAIN raised up a rescuer to save them. Judges 3:15a During the time of the Judges, God served as Israel’s king and they were to follow and obey Him. Yet, Israel rarely walked in obedience; It was more like sheep … Continue reading “Cry Out” Challenge, Day 7

“Cry Out” Challenge, Day 6

Can you imagine how it would feel to finally be set free after being held captive, a slave, for your entire life? Panting breathlessly, you reach a roadblock only to see your captors coming after you once again. That’s exactly what happened to God’s chosen people, the Israelites. When Pharaoh approached, the people of Israel … Continue reading “Cry Out” Challenge, Day 6

A Hurricane, a Hornet, and a Horrifying Wreck

Thinking back over the start of this month, we were feverishly preparing for a trip to Colorado Springs. The first several days of the trip was a planned visit with our son and daughter-in-law, spending the time getting to know our granddaughter. It was my second time to visit with our sweet little princess, who … Continue reading A Hurricane, a Hornet, and a Horrifying Wreck

Tho I Walk Thru the Valley of the Shadow of Death!

Oh, how we love “good news!” while bad news just wreaks havoc within the depths of our souls! My adopted grandson celebrated his 3rd birthday, Monday, May 4th and that evening his mommy (my oldest daughter, Carlie) was near death.  One of the many frustrations that I’ve dealt with since becoming a mother (and still … Continue reading Tho I Walk Thru the Valley of the Shadow of Death!

National Day of Prayer!

We are offered Peace,          But we dwell in pandemonium!We are offered Contentment,          But we model through dissatisfaction!We are offered Cleansing,          But we prefer to “waller” around in our guilt!We are granted Victory,          But we survive in a state of defeat! Where do our minds roam through the day? And, where do we park our minds … Continue reading National Day of Prayer!