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?”

Christ is the Way, the Truth, and the Life

I am the way, the truth, and the life Filled with wisdom, and the grace of God. The Christ, the Son of the Blessed One I am the Bread of Life, Whoever comes to me will never hunger, And whoever believes in me will never thirst.   I’m from The Holy Spirit, and the powerContinue reading “Christ is the Way, the Truth, and the Life”

How to Know God Is With You

A little girl crawls into her grandfather’s lap.  In his arms, she doesn’t fear the semi trucks rushing by on the highway.  Even when he lifts her onto the front of his motorcycle seat and speeds down the darkened road; she’s not scared. Benefits of God’s Presence In this same way, we find comfort whenContinue reading “How to Know God Is With You”

10 Reasons To Be Joyful

My breathless husband murmured, “I’m not going to the emergency room.” Should we refuse to listen to the doctor’s advice? Sometimes we are like this with God, “I’m not going to…” Fill in your own blank.  It may be an unwillingness to give financially, pray out loud, or invite people into your home. We mayContinue reading “10 Reasons To Be Joyful”

The Holy Spirit

Hushing my anxious thoughts, I wait for quiet calmness. A hidden treasure protected by high steep walls. Listening to the silence breathe A tiny voice whispers within my soul. In the stillness of the early morning light, He sings to me. Simmering beneath the ashes, He waits. A precious spark reveals a rich legacy FanningContinue reading “The Holy Spirit”

10 Ways to Practice Self Discipline

For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7 NIV Discipline is defined as the training of people to obey rules, procedures, or behavior. When I taught elementary school, I spent weeks teaching students classroom procedures for lining up, turning in assignments, andContinue reading “10 Ways to Practice Self Discipline”

Prayer of Healing

Heavenly Father, you are mighty in power; My defender against the evil one. My victor against spiritual warfare.   Your Holy presence reveals healing truth and pushes my fearful thoughts away.   Trust replaces my line of thinking.   Stooping down, you draw your children into your arms. Your loving words comfort our hurting hearts.Continue reading “Prayer of Healing”