Have you ever felt like a victim of your circumstances? Helpless to ever have a normal life because of something in your past? Perhaps you’ve convinced yourself that whatever may have happened to you is destined to write the chapters of your story still to come? Satan will use whatever tiny seed of negativity he … Continue reading Victim or Victor?
If you are married, have been married or even attended a wedding or two, you can more than likely recite the standard wedding vows included in many traditional wedding ceremonies… “I (insert name) take you (insert name), to be my lawfully wedded (husband/wife), to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for … Continue reading For Better or For Worse…
Bitterness! Oh what a loaded word! When I hear it, no matter the context, it gives me a twinge of anxiety and causes my mind to wander to different crevices of my heart. Some of these filled long ago, but others still very tender, even today. It’s in those tender places that I can feel … Continue reading Bitterness Can Destroy, Even a Princess!
The word sacrifice isn’t necessarily one that gives us the warm fuzzies, is it? When I hear that word, I immediately think “ugh, this is going to mess with my comfort!” As human beings, sacrifice is not something that comes naturally for us, especially in today’s society where we have almost every comfort known to … Continue reading The Reward for Sacrifice
I’m confident there’s not a single person reading these words who can honestly say they’ve never personally experienced some sort of trial. Unfortunately trials are a part of life and, at some point on our journey, we will all experience pain, heartache, disappointment, rejection or some type of difficulty. Perhaps you are going through a … Continue reading Trials to Testimonies
Don’t we as women absolutely love it when someone praises or complements us on a job well done? Or how about when someone raves at what a beautiful home we’ve made or tells us how proud we should be of the fine children we’ve raised (or are raising)? These things are so nice to hear, … Continue reading To Whom Do You Give the Glory?