It really hurt my feelings. It was like stopping by your best friend's house only to discover she was having a big party and you hadn't been invited! I felt so left out and hurt. I felt like crying. That morning, I had walked in to the Women's Bible Study and there were all my… Continue reading Love Is Strong Spiritual Warfare
" ... Then one day, my world was shattered. I lost my job because of lies ..." Wait, I'll get to that, but let's start at the beginning. I was blessed to spend 18 years as a stay-at-home mom. That was the desire of my heart. But my kids started growing up, so at age… Continue reading When Disaster Strikes
What would happen if our goal were to help just one person at a time? Could it possibly make a difference? Mother Teresa thought so. It's interesting that someone who helped so many had this philosophy: Mother Teresa's words remind me that people who need God's love are all around me. I can't help… Continue reading Helping One Person at a Time – Inspiration from Mother Teresa
Whether I feel defeated or victorious, strong or weak, praying God's Word is always effective. I wrote the following prayer so that I could remember to acknowledge God's promises when I pray, regardless of how I feel. Lord, I pray that you will send your workers into ______’s life to plant the seed and water… Continue reading How to Pray Effectively For an Unbeliever … When You Don’t Know What to Say
"Love is ... kind..." I Corinthians 13: 4 My walk with Jesus has been abundant with failings to follow the right path. When I reflect on God's kindness to me, I am amazed. Why is God so patient and kind to me? Do I deserve it? Definitely not! And yet, He is always there, ready to… Continue reading LOVE IS KIND
There have been moments when I literally began to panic. Thoughts racing through my mind ... God didn't tell you to write a blog! You shouldn't be doing this! This is all you! Have you ever experienced this deceitful kind of attack on your mind? God didn't send you here! God didn't say ... Do… Continue reading You Have a Ministry! Do You Know What It Is?
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?