Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. -1 Peter 4:10 The Holy Spirit has given every believer in Christ a gift used to glorify God. It does not matter if you are male or female, young or old, black … Continue reading Are You a Barnabas?
We take a Breath Day today. A day to breathe in a Powerful Promise from His Word. A day to breathe out a Prayerful Praise to our Heavenly Father. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Ephesians 4:32 To be kind and compassionate does not … Continue reading Breath Day
“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ Matthew 25:40 I recently met a woman who told me a story about a random Tuesday and a chance encounter with a homeless woman named Alicia. It was Tuesday … Continue reading A RANDOM TUESDAY
My Serve Day was a little early this year. I was able to minister to someone who is walking through what I've walked through. I'm only a little ahead of her in the process. A year and a half ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time. This time we opted to just … Continue reading Serve With Compassion
For years I've had compassion for Orpah, choosing to believe it was out of obedience to Naomi that she decided to go back to Moab at Naomi's prompting, despite her love for her mother-in-law. Because the scriptures don't give us the rest of her story, I so wanted to believe that Orpah returned, still with … Continue reading The Other Daughter-In-Law
She considers a field and buys it; out of her earnings she plants a vineyard. Proverbs 31:16 Who is this amazing woman we have all been hearing so much about? Is she even real or just another impossible ideal to make us real women feel as though we don't and can't measure up? I have heard … Continue reading Who Is This Amazing Woman — This Proverbs 31 Woman
She selects wool and flax and works with eager hands. Proverbs 31:13 I have read Proverbs 31 many times, but it wasn’t until digging deeper into the chapter that I realized it was the motherly advice given to her son about finding an excellent wife. How did I miss that one? We don’t know much … Continue reading All in a Day’s Work