Encouragement

Anxiety About Past Sins & Blog Hop

  No matter what you’ve done in the past, God wants you to worship Him wholeheartedly today and enjoy life to the full.  It’s possible! When I stand on a sandy beach looking out over the watery expanse of the ocean, hearing the thunder of the waves, I am awed.  Every time, I think, “What […]

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Anxiety When I Don’t Understand God & Blog Hop

    This side of heaven, life often doesn’t make sense. The best thing to do is stop and listen. Sometimes our family will be sitting at the dinner table discussing plans for the upcoming weekend.  “No one told me about that!” someone will protest. “Where have you been?” we reply.  “We’ve been talking about […]

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Anxiety Over the Storms of Life

  I can experience God’s peace only when I remind myself that He genuinely cares for me. Shortly before our first son reached his first birthday, we had to take him to the hospital for surgery. The time had come for a skilled surgeon to separate two of our son’s fingers that were fused together. […]

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A Family’s Journey in Sponsoring a Child Through Compassion

I am excited to be here today, sharing with you about a ministry that has impacted my life in so many ways. More than 18 years ago, God opened my eyes and broke my heart for those living in extreme poverty. We all know poverty exists. We like to turn our eyes the other way […]

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Who Needs Friendships!

While shopping at my local thrift store, I came across a book that caught my eyes.  I stopped before passing by, picked it up and could not put it down until I was almost finished with it.  I was glued to the pages because the words pierced my heart.  I could not put to words […]

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