“They’re coming!” my mother screamed! On the day Babylon invaded Jerusalem, I along with many other select young sons of Israel was carried off as captives. My name is Daniel and I eventually became the King’s personal assistant proving to be better than any of the magicians and conjurers because God was with me. I … Continue reading Cry Out! Challenge, Day 21
Pastors have a very difficult road. Many times, the burden’s they carry are too much for one person. And, in order to serve a body of believers it takes away from the family. The pastor’s family makes untold sacrifices. Some of those sacrifices have to do with inadequate pay, the grumblings of discontented sheep, and … Continue reading Cry Out! Challenge, Day 20!
Do you remember Wednesday night Prayer Meetings? Do you remember in the middle of the week, coming together as a church to pray? Maybe you are still participating in such a ministry. As a pastor’s wife some of my most treasured memories occurred when missionaries were home on furlough. One gentle-hearted missionary from Togo, West … Continue reading Cry Out! Challenge, Day 16
We are in a battle! 2020 has shouted for Perseverance!!! Hurricanes on top of COVID, on top of leaky roofs, on top of cancer, on top of power outages, on top of building a home, on top of a broken rib and fractured L2 vertebrae, besides a country that needs the LORD NOW . . … Continue reading Cry Out Challenge, Day 8
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
A bouncing baby boy was born to a Levite family joining an older brother and sister. His parents could tell he was a special child and they hid him at risk of their own lives. When they couldn’t hide him any longer, the mother made a little basket and placed him afloat on the River … Continue reading “Cry Out” Challenge, Day 5
Accepting this challenge, I am in a battle to stand victoriously in the truths of God’s Word. Today on this “Sabbath Rest,” came another Sunday to worship corporately. It was then Psalm 119:18 found lodging in my heart as a burdened disciple offered a plea to God: “Open my eyes to see the wonderful truths … Continue reading “Cry Out” Challenge, Day 4
Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name!Psalm 100:4 Much of what is happening in our world robs us of peace. So much sickness and sorrow of all forms has invaded our days. Individuals who twist our words and blast our beliefs are unbridled! I just … Continue reading “Cry Out” Challenge, Day 3
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
Another birthday! Updated August 24, 2020
This guy literally rocked my world from the very moment I saw him! And when I say rocked I don’t mean put me to sleep; He sent me soaring! I was charmed by the smile and the caring demeanor. He effectuated a kindness that I had never seen in action. He seemed to be the Prince Charming I had been dreaming of all of my life. [Okay, I was 18, not a very long life.] However, once we said “I do,” I realized he had not read up on any of the romance novels that I had digested as a teen. There was no doubt he was genuine, kindhearted, and a very patient guy but prince charming had “missed the boat” and didn’t know how to “charm”! Funny how it seems he did when we were dating, Ha! But it wasn’t JUST him!!
We BOTH discovered some very broken elements…
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