One day, I was looking for a particular toy for my son. Stepping on my tippy toes, I blindly reached into a large box on a high shelf in my closet and scooped up a handful of small toys. As I held it up to see if I had the desired toy, this is what… Continue reading Can’t Sleep?
If your ministry, like mine, is in a middle school, you might be thinking, "Please God, send me to the jungles of Africa! This is too hard!" Now, if your ministry isn't in a public school in the USA, you might not understand that thought. I don't know what schools are like in other countries.… Continue reading Where Has God Asked You to Love?
Did you know that LAUGHTER has emotional and physical health benefits? It relieves stress, improves your mood, eases anxiety, and more! I tend to be very serious and analytical, but I am learning more and more how important it is to laugh every day. At the end, I will share some of the sources I go… Continue reading How To Relieve Stress AND Boost Your Mental & Physical Health
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
Over the last few months, I've thought a lot about what I look at and listen to. For example, television, music, news, talk shows, Facebook, etc. How does it all affect me? How does it influence my thinking and my attitudes? The Bible says, "Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring… Continue reading What’s In Your Heart?
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
Maybe there are Christians that have never stumbled. I just know that I'm not one of them! When I'm judged, I hope that God takes into account the hurts and circumstances that led me down wrong paths. I have plenty of excuses. I could explain it all. I don't want God or anyone else to… Continue reading Why We Must Not Judge Others