Matthew 5:44, in my opinion, is one of the most difficult verses in the entire Bible. It says: “But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,” Enemies. Can I safely assume that we all have someone who comes to mind when that word is brought up? Someone who is … More Praying For Whom?
I don’t have a blog post to share today, but I would like to share a song I wrote. “Tomorrow Will Be a New Day” is a lullaby that I started writing bits and pieces of while rocking my grandson, Traxen, to sleep. I recently finished it, and I hope you enjoy it! Lyrics: Lullaby, lullaby. Close … More Tomorrow Will Be a New Day
Our temporary circumstances frequently seem to dictate the level of our happiness, but trust in an everlasting, eternal, and enduring God brings genuine joy. … More Does God Care About Our Happiness?
Years ago, whether our family was arriving home after a week-long vacation or a day-long excursion, our kids could accurately predict that the words out of my mouth as our car pulled into the garage would be, “Home sweet home.” I have always loved going away. However, when it was time for a family trip … More Home Sweet Home
(Following is this month’s contribution to Devotableapp.com – check out that website for daily devotions. I feel very blessed to be one of the contributors!) “And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. Keep these words in your heart that I … More Loving God and Others With Our All
Lord, You are the same yesterday, today, and forever, and in a world where genuine stability and certainty is unheard of…we are beyond grateful. Lord, thank You for being completely faithful in a world where vows are often broken, commitments are frequently backed out on, and trust is routinely betrayed. Thank You for being dependable … More Thank You For Your Faithfulness
Lately, the phrase “thoughts and prayers,” has taken a verbal beating in some circles. Numerous times, the common social media response of, “My thoughts and prayers are with you,” has been mocked, belittled, or challenged. Of course, there are occasions when the “thoughts and prayers,” response may be a trite, typed phrase with little to … More Thoughts and Prayers