My job (and ministry) is in a middle school. You know, where kids know how to push your buttons and are exercising their desire to rebel against authority. Maybe God hasn't put anyone "hard to love" in your life, but I bet He has. I only know that what God has asked me to to… Continue reading Where Has God Asked You to Love?
Two years ago, I had no idea I was going to write a blog. I had no idea my daughter would lead worship in my church. I had no idea God was getting ready to change my life. But God had His plan working all along, even though I was completely unaware of what He… Continue reading Lord, Teach Me to Pray
As I walked along the cornfield, it was as if the corn was alive. I watched the acres of leaves moving back and forth in the breeze and I was mesmerized. The beauty of nature often takes my thoughts to the Lord and His Word. This particular morning I was walking Henry and Bella. I noticed… Continue reading You Know We’re Running a Race, Right?
"Our stories matter ... Your stories matter ... for you just never know how much of a difference they make, and to whom ..." Caroline Joy Adams God teaches me through the many stories I read on WordPress. Recently, God showed me how easily I can misjudge someone. (Ouch!) I made an assumption about a… Continue reading What’s Your Story?
I had been seeking the Lord for several long weeks about something very important. I wanted to quit what I had been doing for three years. I was someplace I believed God had sent me, but I didn't really see any results from my hard work. I was tired of it! Stressed out! There were… Continue reading Don’t Give Out (Or Give Up!)
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
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?