we have no control of where or how the storms come in our lives. It may barrel straight through or slow and pass by.
I was telling my prayer group of our cute little grandson's prayer. As we laughed, we suddenly realized a sobering thought:
Motherhood. I was blessed with a Godly heritage. It's easy to see why I wanted to be a mother. It seemed the greatest accomplishment to me, it still does.
I've been thinking about this book, Take Hold of the Faith You Long For lately and even going back and thumbing through for a reference. So I figure it must be time to republish in the new blog. When I heard that Sharon Jaynes was about to release a new book and that I could … Continue reading Take Hold Helps You Let Go
I was given this book by Moody Publishers in exchange for an honest review. The Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon You have likely heard the saying, "Behind every great man is an even greater woman." Susannah Spurgeon is just such a woman. Wife of the infamous preacher, Charles Spurgeon, she was an integral part of his life … Continue reading 7 Ways Susannah Spurgeon Left a Legacy of Faith
What a Difference a Day Makes The hymn, One Day, was introduced to me in my teen years. We had moved from Ohio to Wisconsin and being in the middle school Sunday School class, I was required to take part in the Easter program. (You know, I was thinking it was Christmas but after reading the … Continue reading Weekend Hymn Favorites ~ One Day
What's a Christian to Say when spoken against? In recent posts, I raised the questions about how we, as Christians, should respond spoken against. I felt the need to back up a bit and talk about Living for Jesus When People Ask And now, the final point. Return good for evil when spoken out against. … Continue reading What’s a Christian to Say When, pt3
What Christians Should Say When Asked Earlier, I began a discussion about our talk as Christians. How are we to respond to the ugly talk that is everywhere these days? I gave the first step in how to show Christ in response to others ugly talk. Now let's discuss step two. 1 Peter 3. Verses … Continue reading What’s A Christian to Say? part 2
Write 31 days: Prompt: Belong Praise God, I belong to Him. I am His child forevermore. Hymn: I Belong to the King Author: Ida L. Reed Ida Lilliard Reed, 1865-1951 Born: November 30, 1865, near Arden, Barbour County, West Virginia. Died: July 8, 1951, Arden, West Virginia. Buried: Ebenezer Methodist Church, Arden, West Virginia. Reed is … Continue reading I Belong to the King
We are called to be different. These days many of us would prefer to melt into the crowd than to stand out as different. We would rather not stand out or bring attention to ourselves. But in truth, as Christians, we really should be different. Our lives should attract others to us. No, rather it should attract … Continue reading We Are Called to Be Different