What is Your Natural Gift?

Have you ever thought you must have been standing in the wrong line when God handed out natural talents? Are you like me wondering what in the world your natural ability is much less your spiritual gift? Jill Briscoe in the book, “Here Am I Lord, Send Someone Else!” reminded me God has given usContinue reading “What is Your Natural Gift?”

How to Recognize the devil’s Tactics

Our life is a journey to the Promised Land, but we are challenged every step of the way. While we have chosen Jesus Christ to be our Savior and we are following His ways, satan is watching for an opportunity to attack us when we grow weary. Tactic One- Stop God’s Word Jill Briscoe inContinue reading “How to Recognize the devil’s Tactics”

Who is Jesus Christ?

To me Jesus is a great teacher and I smile when I read that Buddhists agree with me. However I believe that Jesus is more important than Buddha.When researching Muslim beliefs I find that they state Jesus Christ was a man below Mohammed in importance.As I continue to search, I find that Christian Scientists sayContinue reading “Who is Jesus Christ?”

How a Thirsty Soul Finds Refreshment

Is your soul parched? It’s hard to stay hydrated while living in a dry land without any rain, springs, or rivers.Featured Image as well as above photo: Wilderness of Sin by Madelyne Osborn. Then the whole congregation of Israel left the Desert of Sin, moving from place to place as the LORD commanded. Exodus 17:1Every time IContinue reading “How a Thirsty Soul Finds Refreshment”

Is Rest a Cure for Grumbling?

Sitting in bumper to bumper traffic on I-4 in a van with two boys under the age of six years old.  A cringe tingled up my spine when my youngest son banged his head against the window. He wanted out of the car, now!  Looking at the next road sign, I sighed as the realizationContinue reading “Is Rest a Cure for Grumbling?”

How to Respond to Bitterness?

Dear friends, never take revenge. Leave that to the righteous anger of God. For the Scriptures say, “I will take revenge; I will pay them back,” says the LORD. Romans 12:19 When I turn on the television, I see our world as a battlefield. Not only are people being harmed, but community businesses are burning.Continue reading “How to Respond to Bitterness?”

Dealing with Anger

As long as I can remember “anger” has been an unavoidable emotion that rears in me whenever something does not set right with my values or expectations. According to Psychology Today, anger is a normal healthy emotion. Depending on how we respond to our “healthy anger” makes all the difference. Once one of my fifthContinue reading “Dealing with Anger”

Dealing with Suffering

This past week many have suffered in great agony and despair. During times like these we are tempted to wallow in self-pity, bitterness, and even shout out at God. But let’s not get stuck there. Despite all the despair, let us look into the face of our Heavenly Father and Son, Jesus Christ. May weContinue reading “Dealing with Suffering”

Important Truths to Teach Your Children

As a young girl I read the bible lesson where Jesus walked on water, calmed the storm, and whispered the words, “Do not be afraid” into my soul. As I grew older I remembered these words whenever bad things happened in my life. Through the bible, I knew I wasn’t alone. I believed my HeavenlyContinue reading “Important Truths to Teach Your Children”

5 Reasons to Celebrate Memorial Day

Several years ago my son and I visited a local cemetery to place wreaths and flags on the graves of veterans. It is an American tradition to honor the men and women who died while serving in U.S. Military. My Dad fought in Vietnam and my grandfather served in WWII. So, I’m honored to thankContinue reading “5 Reasons to Celebrate Memorial Day”