Ever fight a war with an enemy caused by an enemy you cannot see? We all have—and do. My current battle is a minor but aggravating one: chigger bites. Creatures so tiny, the head of a pin can hold two or three but their poison so vile it literally dissolves skin tissue. At first, they … More Winning in Life!
For many, it is the most ‘sentimental’ day of the year. It can be a day of joy or a day of despair or even resentment. Not all feel blessed by their birth families—not all are blessed. Many have lost their parents and grieve what was and what might have been. We live in a … More When Honoring is Hard
Finding the presence of God in the past brings healing to the present. God does turn messes into messages! His presence transforms even the darkest times…no matter when they occurred. … More Free from the Past!
Battles in life are a sure thing. Those battles are our individual, unique opportunities to enjoy the victory of Christ personally. Each of us has victories to give back to Jesus that only we can give to Him! Isn’t it exciting to think of giving Jesus Christ a special gift?! Unveiling God in the details … More Turning Life’s Battles into Victories
Reality includes ugly, hard truths. Mistakes, evil and hardship touch every aspect of every life. But contrast creates beauty…and against the backdrop of darkness, glory shines! I am always looking for stories that illustrate such Truths of God. Recently, I saw such a story at a local state park. Every story, whether that of a … More Light Over-rides the Dark
GIFTS FROM THE FATHER – Romans 12 DESIGN SIN TO BATTLE VICTORY TO WIN SCRIPTURAL EXAMPLES NAME OF GOD TO MEDITATE ON Prophet Idol of control Fullness of Relationships! John the Baptist, Miriam, Naomi Jehovah Jireh Servant Idol of peace Finding value in God’s eyes! Joseph (father of Jesus), Barnabas, Timothy Jehovah Rophe Teacher Idol … More Finding Your God-Given Design
Did you know that billions of dollars sit in ‘unclaimed funds’ accounts across the United States? Deposits have been made to the legal, rightful owners of monies (i.e. inheritances, refunds, settlements), but they never actually ‘get’ those monies because they don’t know it’s there! In the spiritual sense, ‘unclaimed funds’ accounts litter the ‘Church’ and … More Enjoying All God Has Given!