I feel suffocated, absolutely overwhelmed. Not because I'm trapped in an elevator, or because of the stuffy humid air in Alabama, and not even because I'm stuffed under all my blankets trying to ignore the overbearing weight of my responsibilities. I'm suffocated by media, I'm overwhelmed because when I try to escape my own thoughts … Continue reading Beauty is MORE than skin deep..
There is something about sacrifice that make a gift more precious. Hand carved wood, a precious antique saved through generations, lovingly tended to give to you. The expensive item you had in mind and never thought you would get. A sacrifice in love means so much more. David, the man after God’s heart, knew this: … Continue reading Desert Rose
I prayed but God didn't help. ~~~ It took us 3 1/2 years to get pregnant. I remember how heartbreaking that was, feeling broken and less of a woman as for 3+ years my belly and arms remained empty. I now know without a doubt that God had a very good reason for not answering our … Continue reading So Where’s God In Our Trials???
I prayed but God didn't help ~~~ This week we are writing about when our prayers aren't answered after our 21 days of praying and fasting. It can seem like it was all for nothing; getting up at 5am to be at church before 6am. Praying over others' needs and beseeching God for your own. But … Continue reading Something Better
WHO WERE YOU BEFORE HURT? Have you ever wondered who you were before whatever happened, happened that hurt you enough to change who you were? ~~~ She grew up in an ordinary family environment and did ordinary family things including going to church regularly; Wednesday evenings and twice on Sunday. She heard all about heaven … Continue reading There Was a Girl……
WHO WERE YOU BEFORE HURT? Have you ever wondered who you were before whatever happened, happened that hurt you enough to change who you were? ~~~ I have a magnet on my refrigerator that says "Journey" and underneath it is the verse: "For I know the plans I have for … Continue reading Let It Go
Acts 24: 22-27 The account of the beautiful Drusilla actually breaks my heart. Do some digging and you actually find out how sad her life was. Bound by a generational curse, considering she came from a long line of truly evil people. Her uncle was the king who beheaded John the Baptist and her great-grandfather … Continue reading Vanity Fair