Do You Have Confidence That Your Prayers Are Being Heard?

And this is the confidence that we have in him I john 5:14 kjv

I’ll be honest.  Sometimes it seems like my prayers are just hitting the ceiling.  But, those thoughts are certainly not from the Lord. These thoughts stem from: – The lack of faith Dig into God’s Word more.  Reading and hearing God’s Word increases your faith. “So then faith cometh by… Continue reading »

10 Ways to Have a Positive Attitude About Your Day

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*Updated March 12, 2019. Originally posted February 24, 2016 It seems that in today’s society, we have a lot of whiners and complainers. As a child of God, you and I must realize that this displeases the Lord.  (Numbers 11:1)  When you pinpoint the root of the problem, it’s all… Continue reading »

For We Walk by Faith — Just Take the Next Step

For We walk by faith not by sight. II Corinthians 5:7 KJV #faith #bibleverses #devotional sight. II Corinthians 5:7 KJV #

*Updated 3/5/2019; Originally posted July 22, 2015 Do you feel that you don’t have much FAITH? No one ever plants a little seed without a little faith that it will grow someday… One will water and wait patiently and expectantly for the sprout to make it’s first grand appearance.  The… Continue reading »

Let’s Leap, Let’s Leap!

by my God have I leaped over a wall. - Psalm 18:29 kjv

Did you know that LEAPING is a biblical activity? It’s amazing the challenges that you and I are able to LEAP over by the grace and help of God.  He gives us the power and strength to do what we cannot do on our own. With God’s help, you can… Continue reading »

Stop being so serious. Seriously!

Laugh and find humor every day - watercolor art by herchristianhome.com

Isn’t it a great experience when a friend says something so funny that you begin to laugh exceptionally hard… I mean to the point that your stomach hurts and you almost begin to cry? Didn’t you feel the tension dissipate? What you are experiencing is a release of stress that… Continue reading »

Be Sticky Like Duct Tape

Be ye steadfast I Corinthians 15:58 KJV bible verse

*Originally posted: February 3, 2016 / Updated December 18, 2018 When my hubby was in Bible college, we lived in a little apartment.  It was far from a fancy place, but it was our HOME.  While living there, God blessed us with three baby boys.  (One at a time, of… Continue reading »

The 10 Second Prayer

The 10 Second Prayer

*Originally Posted March 30, 2016 – Updated December 4, 2018 Do you know that each prayer doesn’t have to be an hour long? Or even 10 minutes long?  We’re to pray without ceasing. (I Thessalonians 5:17) So how can one pray without stopping and still get all their daily tasks… Continue reading »

How to Stay Away From Sin

*Updated: November 27, 2018 Note: This devotional was originally posted on my youngest son’s 16th birthday, July 6, 2016. (He’s now 18)  This young man brings me joy and never ceases to put a smile on my face or make me laugh.  Rarely can you take a “normal” snapshot of him. … Continue reading »

How to Wake Up and See God’s Blessings Each Morning

How to Wake Up and See God's Blessings Each Morning #devotional

Updated: 10/20/2018  Originally posted: February 27, 2011 How to Wake Up and See God’s Blessings Each Morning The other day, someone on Facebook posted a thoughtful question… “What if you woke up tomorrow morning with ONLY the things you thanked God for today?” It’s such a thought-provoking question to ponder… Continue reading »

I Shall Not Be Moved — Are You Planted Deeply in Your Christian Faith?

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The first chapter of Psalms tells us of one who is strong, well-rooted, grounded, productive, prosperous… not easily moved in their Christian faith. “And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither;… Continue reading »