So Jacob served seven years to get Rachel, but they seemed like only a few days to him because of his love for her.-Genesis 29:20 Does anyone write love letters anymore? I think it’s a forgotten past-time. With the internet and social media who needs a letter. According to the Huffington Post (dated March 2014) … Continue reading Love at First Sight
When I was a girl I dreamed of being a farmer's wife. I was going to have seven sons and I had given each one a name. My dream did not come true as most of the dreams from our childhood don't. There is so much in life that we don't plan on, and I … Continue reading My Life Wasn’t Supposed To Be Like This
As you read this, I want you to think about how you can be faithful in things God has called you to do, before he answers your prayer. Because we often get so caught up in wanting to know the answer, that we overlook the opportunity to grow into the answer. In the book of … Continue reading Lifestyle of Faith
"... the LORD sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 "Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me." Psalm 51:10 The world sees, demands, and promotes outer beauty. But God sees, desires, and promotes something … Continue reading Radiant from Within
Nothing in life happens by chance. Nothing. Every thing we do, every decision we make has a cause-and-effect chain reaction that is assigned a purpose. It doesn't come at random; even what seems to be the most insignificant routine action affects not only the course of our future, but the future of others. The most … Continue reading There Are No Coincidences
I had the opportunity to pray for a young lady who wanted to conceive a child. Several months later I learned that she was indeed expecting her first child. I’m sure it was the prayers of the parents-to-be and many other believers that brought her desire to reality. Rebekah was in a similar circumstance. Her story … Continue reading What’s the Plan?
Recently, I was told of a way to help children learn through discerning rather than outright telling them what you want them to know. After sharing a story with them, pose the question, "I wonder who you are in this story?" This approach allows them to try on the roles and see what fits. If … Continue reading I Was Just Trying to Help