What Influences You the Most?

The things we set most often before us will have the most influence on us… Yesterday, I was reading a series of 21 shocking cases of children who were cruelly left alone without human interaction — and more or less raised by animals. The results were horrifying and definitely heart-breaking…. Continue reading »

When you’re weary and exhausted there is hope…

In the first chapter of Luke, an angel of God told Mary that she would have a son and call his name Jesus.  Mary then confronts the angel with the “questionable circumstances” from her own perspective of what seemed impossible… “Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be,… Continue reading »

Oh, the little dangers of leaning the wrong way…

If you could talk to a leaning tree…oh, the woes it could share with you. A leaning tree is weak when the storms come. It’s more at risk of toppling over than trees with a good structure and an evenly balanced weight. A leaning tree also presents a possible danger… Continue reading »

How to Stay Afloat During the Insurmountable Trials of Life

Have you ever felt like you were going to drown beneath the insurmountable trials of life? We’ve all heard the saying, “When it rains, it pours.”  It can be quite overwhelming and frustrating to take on several trials all in a short period of time.  You may begin to question… Continue reading »

What Sins Are You Talking About?

As you’ve probably experienced, Satan likes to remind us of our sins and our failures. He wants us to feel discouraged and defeated.  There are sins that I’ve asked forgiveness for at least 100 times or more.  And the song below is what God is saying to me when I… Continue reading »

It’s a Scary Road… Show Me and Teach Me

Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. – Psalms 25:4 When I was young (just fresh out of college), I was getting ready to go on a simple little road trip to stay with a friend of our family for a few days so that I could… Continue reading »

There’s ONE in Every Group…

On Monday afternoon, my hubby brought home a bundle of flowers from the country-side road.  They were a little pitiful in appearance due to wilting from the lengthy trip home, but I quickly searched my cupboard for a tall jar with hopes of their full recovery. I placed each one… Continue reading »

What it Really Means to Set your Affection on Things Above

*Pin on Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/138204282294516055/ Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. – Colossians 3:2 In Colossians 3:2, the words “set your affection on things above” means to place your mind and thoughts on them, to show favor towards them, and to be affectionately desirous of… Continue reading »

Because the Lord is My Shepherd, I Shall Not Want

*Updated! Originally posted July 4, 2010 Psalms 23:1 –  The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. Psalm 23 is a very well-known Psalm of David.  David had been a shepherd in his youth and had personal experience with the responsibilities of a shepherd.  Dutifully, he  watched over the… Continue reading »

How to Turn Worry Into a Useful Tool

I didn’t use to be a worrier… After becoming a mom, I now had 3 little somebodies to worry about….and now that they are almost grown up, I still worry about them quite frequently. Recently, some health issues have also festered up some worries in my life. I’m flesh; I… Continue reading »