The first 11 days I was running on adrenalin. I arrived in town the night before he came home from a 6-day hospital stay resulting from complications of a severe bout with the flu. Extreme coughing had broken a vertebra in his back and caused a huge hematoma that resulted in a 40% blood loss.… Continue reading The Care Giver
Apparently it took getting me flat on my back for 2 weeks before God could get my attention. While I Iay in bed recovering from Mono, a little song kept playing in my head. "Hide it under a bushel? NO! I'm gonna let it shine!" That's when it hit me! "I'm a closet Christian!" My light is hidden… Continue reading This Is Why I Blog
A reader recently shared that she was struggling with depression. I have to fight depression from time to time, too. It’s like a sad situation or thought gets stuck in my mind. Do you know what I'm talking about? The first thing I do is ask the Lord to help me. Depression may seem like it… Continue reading How to Fight Depression
Is backsliding forgiven? Is there anything in the Bible about it? Is there any example of a Christian backsliding and then being restored? I don't think so! I can't think of anyone! As these thoughts crept into my mind, a panicky feeling started to embrace me. In church Sunday, The Lord let me know right away… Continue reading No One Can Snatch You Out of His Hand
Do you ever get stumped? You just don't know if it is God's will for you do a certain thing. You think it might be, but you aren't sure. An opportunity came to me recently, but I didn't know what to do. I searched the Scriptures to find out and the Lord answered my prayer.… Continue reading Is This God’s Will?
1. Pray "Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus." Philippians 4: 6 & 7 2. Memorize God's… Continue reading Eliminate Stress
Is something distracting you from your purpose? The devil is very crafty. The Scripture is clear about this. "But I am afraid that just as Eve was deceived by the serpent’s cunning, your minds may somehow be led astray from your sincere and pure devotion to Christ." 2 Corinthians 11:3 The Greek word for cunning here… Continue reading Distractions