BREATH DAY: AS WE LEARN FROM THE WOMEN OF THE OLD TESTAMENT, WE LOOK AT A PROMISE FOR ALL GENERATIONS. ~ ~ ~ This week we have written from Hagar's experiences... We explored a few different thoughts on what Hagar walked through and how they apply to us today. Our verse for today is a promise for us and our children. God is faithful to … Continue reading BREATH DAY
I sometimes meet people and realize we have a mutual connection through someone else that we know. Like the time my husband and I met a gentleman and through our introductory conversation, I learned that he is married to a woman that I played tennis with. And the time I discovered that a church member was related to … Continue reading Are You Connected?
Zephaniah 3:17 The LORD your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves...; in HIS LOVE he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with SINGING." As I sat down to write about Hagar in Genesis, a SLAVE GIRL to her master Sarai, I realized she was not just a slave … Continue reading No Longer Slaves
When we impatiently wait on God for the answer to our problems we can make a mess of things when we try to help Him out. Abram and Sarai did just that when they try to help God give them a son by having Abram take Sarai’s maidservant Hagar as his wife. This was never … Continue reading Face It
I am Hagar We each have our own story, our own idea of how we expect things should or will go; a plan for our lives, dreams we hope play out as we've imagined. ....This is NOT what I imagined. I didn't choose this; any of it. For years I saw myself as insignificant, weighed down by … Continue reading He sees ME — I am significant
And He said, “Hagar, slave of Sarai, “where have you come from, and where are you going?” “I’m running away from my mistress Sarai,” she answered. -Genesis 16:8 Growing up you’ve probably heard the phrase- "drawing the short straw"—meaning some unlucky person who randomly picked the short straw is selected to perform a task that … Continue reading Hagar, Attitude is Everything
Holding a grudge is like setting yourself on fire and expecting the other person to die from smoke inhalation. Sometimes I like to imagine what it must have been like...maybe to have been a fly on the wall. Here we have this couple that desperately wanted a child. But month after month, year after year … Continue reading Would You Rather Be Right or Be Happy?