Lord, Your people are hurting. The fight is exhausting. We try to stand for you, yet continually find ourselves getting knocked down. Standing in the light of Your love makes for an illuminated target. The enemy is relentless in his pursuit-a fact that makes our hearts soar with anticipation of what you must have in
My sweet Bailey, I have written about you so many times on this blog: your antics, your unconditional love, and your precious neediness. I have rubbed your head so many times as I wrote on this blog, on my book, and just anytime you came over for a head scratch. I have snuggled with you
Feeling loved and being loved. Two very different things. The first is an illusion at best, a taunt at worst. The second is reality—a fact. It is what it is. When we feel loved the world seems right. A smile lifts our face and a song fills our heart. Yet, when we don’t feel loved
“Come and see, Lord” John 11:34 What beautiful, amazing, healing words! Words that I had never really paid attention to, but powerful words intended to teach us a valuable lesson about healing. Mary and Martha were devastated. Their brother was dead. And although they had sent a message to Jesus days earlier, He hadn’t come.
Along with writing a book (see Book), I’ve also been writing preschool curriculum for a weekly Bible study program we have at our church. We will be using Priscilla Shrier’s Armor of God study (which I LOVE and highly recommend!). I have been writing preschool lessons to compliment the grown-up lessons. It has been a
Sometimes God uses His Word to open our eyes to a truth He wants us to see. Other times He may use trials or circumstances to grow and teach us. Occasionally He may use another person to help us understand His will. But did you ever think He could use a spandex undergarment to reveal