Have you ever had people come into your life that only offer words that drag you down? They seem to have the market on your every flaw and make it a point to call out your every failure.I know I had enough negative words spoken over me that I lost all confidence to believe I … Continue reading Encouragement Makes All The Difference
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?
The battles and ventures we face in life never come at random, nor do the people that come alongside us in those seasons. God has designed our lives so intricately that He alone knows exactly how they're going to play out and to what purpose, for His glory. “One day she [Deborah] sent for Barak … Continue reading Everybody Needs Somebody Sometimes
"Now Deborah, a prophet ... was leading Israel at that time ... " Judges 4:4 "You're not from around here, are you?" I am often asked. Knowing where the conversation is going, I play along and reply, "What makes you say that?" "Your accent. You're from somewhere else." "Oh, yah? Where do I sound like … Continue reading God’s Girl
Have you ever had people come into your life that only offer words that drag you down? They seem to have the market on your every flaw and make it a point to call out your every failure. I know I had enough negative words spoken over me that I lost all confidence to believe … Continue reading Encouragement Makes All The Difference
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.- Hebrews 12:1 My church does a “Running With The Giants” series every year. Stories of women (and … Continue reading Cheerleader for the Israelites
I listened as someone I’ll call Mary, shared a story with me. An employee she’d seen, from time to time, at her company seemed to be acting different, suggesting to Mary that she was going through a tough time. Although Mary didn’t know the person that well, she decided to reach out. She only said … Continue reading Just Say It