What will I do?

“For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. For I do not do the good I want to do, but the evil I do not want to do—this I keep on doing.... Although I want to do good, evil is right there with me. For in my … Continue reading What will I do?

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5 Subtle Ways the Demons from Our Past Are Controlling Us – written by Francine Rivers 

“To heal your wound you need to stop touching it.” “Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.” – C.S. Lewis. “Let God have your life; He can do more with it than you can.” Dwight L. Moody Repost … Continue reading 5 Subtle Ways the Demons from Our Past Are Controlling Us – written by Francine Rivers 

The story of a bamboo tree

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. ~Harriet Beecher Stowe reposted from an email I received from a friend.  I do not know who the author of this is. One day I decided to quit… I quit my job, my relationship, my spirituality… I wanted to … Continue reading The story of a bamboo tree

Fast and Loose

"I am stuck in a generation where loyalty is just a tattoo, love is just a quote, and lying is the new truth." ~unknown As a child, I was told the importance of telling the truth.  I learned that lesson well and still remember a time when I refused to listen to my mother about … Continue reading Fast and Loose

The Gift of Brokeness

“It is doubtful that God will use you greatly until you have been hurt deeply.” AW Tozier  Many years ago I heard a story about a pastor...it seems that the church board had decided they needed to attract a younger crowd, as the next "generation" was their future, so they suggested that he retire and … Continue reading The Gift of Brokeness

“You Say” by Lauren Daigle

“I have chosen you and have not rejected you, so do not fear, for I am with you, do not be dismayed for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you I will uphold you with my righteous hand.” Isaiah 41:10 I keep fighting voices in my mind that say I’m not … Continue reading “You Say” by Lauren Daigle

Building Endurance for the Trials of Life – Written By Dr. Tony Evans; Proverbs 31 Ministries

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds.” James 1:2 (NIV) I clearly remember watching TV when I was a young boy growing up in Baltimore. From time to time the normal programming would be interrupted by a test of the Emergency Broadcast System. Then I would hear … Continue reading Building Endurance for the Trials of Life – Written By Dr. Tony Evans; Proverbs 31 Ministries

When Forgiveness is Hard

“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus” Romans 3:23-24 For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their … Continue reading When Forgiveness is Hard

I AM – by Nicole Nordeman

Pencil marks on a wall, I wasn't always this tall You scattered some monsters from beneath my bed You watched my team win You watched my team lose You watched when my bicycle went down again And when I was weak, unable to speak Still I could call You by name And I said, Elbow … Continue reading I AM – by Nicole Nordeman