I remember the first moments I found out I was pregnant with our second child, Knox. Holding that unexpectedly positive pregnancy test, I felt shock, disbelief and, if I’m being quite honest, dread. Such a departure from the happy dance and squealing when I read “PREGNANT” for the first time with our daughter, Presley. And … Continue reading Unexpected Blessings
Now go, for I am sending you to Pharaoh. You must lead my people Israel out of Egypt. Exodus 3:10 NLT Shortly after I finished college and got married, God captivated my heart like never before and told me He had big plans for my life.Of course, I was so spiritually immature at the time, … Continue reading Now Is The Time
In the beginning, the very beginning, God was there. He was God, and He alone was. And then He made creation, and suddenly, from His very breath, there was more. Everything He made was good, and perfect, and praised Him by existing in obedience to His perfect and pleasing will. And then He made us, … Continue reading Obedience Is Our Purpose
It was a normal day. Although it seemed like I had a million things to do, none of them were out of the ordinary. Choosing a birthday gift for my daughter’s weekend party, returning my son’s cleats that were a bit too small, purchasing fresh, steamed shrimp from Publix for dinner. Like I said…nothing out … Continue reading Stop Wandering
You have made known to me the paths of life; You will fill me with joy in Your presence. Acts 2:28 NIV It was really odd. If I had not witnessed it with someone else, I may have missed the truth of it and my story would not have been believed. My college-age daughter had … Continue reading I Will Remember You! Will You Remember Me?
Guest Writer -Latosha Billups And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. (James 1:4 ESV) Why is it important to persevere? Perseverance is having steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty and delay in achieving success. As a believer, perseverance is necessary and helps to strengthen our … Continue reading Faith + Perseverance = CHANGE + FREEDOM
" I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and will dine with him, and him with me." Revelations 3:20 Sometimes, God's voice is a whisper. A soft breaththat only ears that are tuned in to His presence will hear. Other … Continue reading The Day His Voice Changed Tears to Joy